Buhari appoints Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser

The Presidency has announced the appointment of Dr Doyin Salami as the Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP).

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

Adesina stated that until his appointment, Dr Salami was the Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).

Doyin Salami is the Managing Director and Head Markets Practice at KAINOS Edge Consulting Limited.

He obtained his doctorate degree in Economics in 1989 at Queen Mary College, University of London

Doyin Salami is a 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.

Dr Salami would also closely monitor national and international developments and trends, as well as 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.

He is a senior lecturer at Lagos Business School where he leads sessions in the Economic Environment of Business.

Doyin Salami was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Government’s Economic Management Team. He is also an executive director of the UK-based African Business Research Limited.

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