President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of foremost professor of economics, Doyin Salami, as his Chief Economic Adviser.
Mr Salami was until now, the Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).
“A 1989 doctorate degree graduate in Economics of Queen Mary College, University of London, Doyin Salami, 59, is Managing Director and Head Markets Practice at KAINOS Edge Consulting Limited, and member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-Atlantic University, where he recently attained the rank of Senior Fellow/Associate Professor.
Mr Salami was also a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
“The Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP) is expected to address all issues on the domestic economy and present views on them to the President; closely monitor national and international developments, trends and develop appropriate policy responses; develop and recommend to the President national economic policies to foster macro-economic stability, promote growth, create jobs, and eradicate poverty, among others,” presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina said in a statement.
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