BBC News Africa ‘Flamboyant’ Headline Used to Describe Akinwumi Adesina Sparks Reactions on Twitter


Following the affirmation of Akinwumi Adesina as the President of the African Development Bank, BBC News Africa took to its Twitter page to report the news and tweeted, “Flamboyant Nigerian banker Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected chairman of the African Development Bank (AfDB) after weathering a political storm over allegations of corruption.”

In response, Nigerians condemned the words used by BBC News Africa to describe the AFDB President whose integrity stood out despite the corruption allegations levelled against him.

See some of the reactions below:

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