The World Bank has announced the appointment of Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun, as the Chairman of the African Governors’ Forum.
This appointment marks a monumental period in Nigeria’s history.
This new development was announced in a statement released on the Ministry of Finance’s X page.
The announcement underscores the nation’s elevated position in global financial discussions, stating, “The appointment presents a unique opportunity for Nigeria and the implementation of President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda.”
The African Governors’ Forum serves as a pivotal platform where African finance ministers and central bank governors convene to discuss and engage with the World Bank on pertinent issues of mutual interest.