Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president has named an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for the “Next Level” government.
This was made known in a statement issued by the President’s media adviser, Femi Adesina.
Adesina in his statement said the Economic Advisory Council has Professor Doyin Salami as chairman.
The statement listed other members of the Economic Advisory Council to include Dr. Mohammed Sagagi, Vice-Chairman, Prof. Ode Ojowu, Dr. Shehu Yahaya and Dr. Iyabo Masha.
The statement noted that the Senior Special Adviser to the President on development policy, Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, will serve as secretary of the Economic Advisory Council.
This online news platform understands that the EAC is expected to replace the Economic Management Team (EMT) and will report directly to the President.
The statement said the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will advise President Buhari on economic policy matters, including fiscal analysis, economic growth and a range of internal and global economic issues working with the relevant cabinet members and heads of monetary and fiscal agencies.
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