In the run-up to the African Development Bank's presidential elections in May, Devex takes a close look into the background, experience and vision of each of the eight candidates vying for the bank's leadership. First up is Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria's bet for the presidency.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.