The President of the Republic, Head of State, HE Mohamed Bazoum, received on Wednesday morning, October 5, 2022, the Administrator at the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr. Désiré Guedon, on a consultation mission in Niger.
Mr. Guedon told the press that he had come to Niger “to collect the orientations and instructions of the President of the Republic” in relation to the role he must play as Administrator of Niger, at the level of the Board of Directors of the AfDB.
He specified that he is in charge on the one hand, of defending the interests of Niger as an investor at the level of the ADB and on the other hand, of being able to bring the needs of Niger so that the ADB can finance them.
With regard to these two missions, “I received fairly clear instructions from the President of the Republic so that the interests of Niger are always well maintained and that the AfDB can continue to support the development of Niger”, a- he asserted.
“A set of projects already underway have been discussed and the needs have been notified so that I can bring them to the level of the AfDB Board of Directors at the appropriate time, when the files will be submitted for decision”, a- he indicated.
Source: Presidency of the Republic of Niger