The President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has announced the death of his father.

Adesina, who is also a former minister of agriculture in Nigeria announced the death of his father, Roland, in a tweet early Friday morning.

The AfDB President who said his father died early Thursday morning paid glowing tribute to the deceased, who he described as his “best friend.”    

He wrote “My darling father and best friend, Roland F. Adesina, passed away yesterday morning. I wouldn't have been who I am today without your love and sacrifice. Thanks for sending me to school and being a role model. Rest in peace my very dear senior Ombros!

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina announces the death of his father.

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