Buhari sacks Osinbajo as head of economic team- Doyin Salami takes charge

President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Economic management team headed by the Vice president Yemi Osinbajo and constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) .

According to the special adviser to the President on media and Publicity,Femi Adesina,the following will serve in the council

  1. Prof. Doyin Salami – Chairman
  2. Dr. Mohammed Sagagi – Vice-Chairman
  3. Prof. Ode Ojowu – Member
  4. Dr. Shehu Yahaya – Member
  5. Dr. Iyabo Masha – Member
  6. Prof. Chukwuma Soludo – Member
  7. Mr. Bismark Rewane – Member
  8. Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu – Secretary (Senior Special Assistant to the President, Development Policy)

This advisory council will replace the current Economic Management Team (EMT) and will be reporting directly to the President.

The Economic Advisory Council (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.

The EAC will have monthly technical sessions as well as scheduled quarterly meetings with the President. The Chairman may, however, request for unscheduled meetings if the need arises.

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President

(Media & Publicity)

September 16, 2019

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