AfDB President, Akinwunmi Adesina reacts to allegation of Gowon looting half of Central Bank

President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwunmi Adesina has reacted to allegation of former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon leaving with half of Central Bank.

British lawmaker, Tom Tungendhat said this while advocating for sanctions against Nigerian officials who flee to the UK with the country’s loot, during a debate on sanctions againt the Nigerian government for alleged human right violations during the #EndSARS protest.

Reacting to this, Adesina tweeted;

Be careful of misinformation! H.E. General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s former Head of State, is a man of great honour, decency, honesty, amazing simplicity, humility and integrity. I know him. A great and admirable elder statesman of Nigeria. His honesty and integrity are impeccable.

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