17 months to go: Buhari names Ass. Prof. Doyin Salami, his Chief Economic Adviser

by Per Second News
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Barely 17 months to exit office, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of Dr Doyin Salami, as his Chief Economic Adviser.

The 59-year-old is currently the Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).

Salami, a 1989 Ph.D holder in Economics from the University of London, is the Managing Director and Head Markets Practice at KAINOS Edge Consulting Ltd.

He is a Senior Fellow/Associate Professor at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-Atlantic University, Lekki, Lagos.


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A statement by the president’s Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, said Salami, by his appointment, is expected to develop and recommend to the President national economic policies to foster macro-economic stability, promote growth, create jobs, and eradicate poverty, among others.
He is also expected to closely monitor national and international developments, trends and develop appropriate policy responses.
Buhari has a special economic adviser, Adeyemi Dipeolu who works in the Vice President’s office. Dipeolu was appointed in 2015.

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