Tag: Ebrima Faal

AfDB boosts Nigeria’s COVID-19 fight with $288.5mn

As Nigeria continues the grapple with the COVID-19 shock, Africa’s largest economy has received a new boost of $288.5 million from the African Development Bank to help reduce the impact of the pandemic on people and businesses. This comes as the bank recently concluded its country strategy paper for Nigeria for the next 4 years. Ebrima Faal, Senior Director of the Nigeria Country Department, of the African Development Bank joins CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to share more details on the bank’s plan and strategy for Nigeria.

Unpacking AfDB’s integration strategy for West Africa

In a bid to boost economic integration in West Africa, the African Development Bank recently approved $70 million for the Ebonyi ring road project. Ebrima Faal, Senior Director for Nigeria at AfDB joined CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss this and more.

AfDB supports recovery efforts in northeast Nigeria

The African Development Bank in collaboration with Nigeria's Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative has launched the bank-financed Inclusive Basic Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Program for Northeast Nigeria. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa caught up with Ebrima Faal, Senior Director of the Nigeria Country Department of the African Development to discuss this initiative.
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