President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a new Economic advisory council (EAC) to replace the current Economic management Team (EMT) .
This was revealed by the Special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr. Femi Adesina yesterday,
Adesina stated that the EAC will advise the President 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 amongst others.
He also said the advisory council will replace the current Economic Management Team (EMT) and will be reporting directly to the President.
Adesina said the EAC will have monthly technical sessions as well as scheduled quarterly meetings with the President, stressing that the Chairman may however request for unscheduled meetings if the need arises.
He said members of the EAC includes
- Prof. Doyin Salami – Chairman
- Dr. Mohammed Sagagi – Vice-Chairman
- Prof. Ode Ojowu – Member
- Dr. Shehu Yahaya – Member
- Dr. Iyabo Masha – Member
- Prof. Chukwuma Soludo – Member
- Mr. Bismark Rewane – Member
- Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu – Secretary, (Senior Special Assistant to the President, on Development Policy).
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