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Buhari appoints Doyin Salami as chief economic adviser



Doyin Salami, Chief Economic Adviser

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed Doyin Salami as chief economic adviser.

Salami who is the chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) assumes office with immediate effect.

A terse press statement by Femi Adesina, the spokesperson to President Buhari said Salami is expected to address all local economic issues.

The statement added that, Salami is 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.


“The Chief Economic Adviser to the President 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,” Adesina said in the statement.

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