AfDB appoints Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as Rep to Zimbabwe

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has appointed Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, an economist and , as the Bank’s Resident Representative to Zimbabwe.

The African bank’s engagement in Zimbabwe follows the request by the Government, with the backing of Southern African Development Community (SADC), for the African Development Bank, as the premier African multilateral development institution, to play a lead role in assisting Zimbabwe in her re-engagement with the international community.

Dr. Bawumia, a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford has a reputation as an accomplished technocrat, and skilled policy maker who played a key role in the successful implementation of a wide range of economic and financial reforms in Ghana during the last decade.

He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (UK) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana).

GNA