President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), Dr Doyin Salami, as Chief Economic Adviser
Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, announced this in a statement issued on Tuesday.
He said 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.
He added that CEAP is also expected to 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.
The statement said Dr Salami, 59, is a 1989 doctorate degree graduate in Economics of Queen Mary College, University of London, 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.