Soludo, Rewane, Salami make President Buhari’s new economic team.
One-time Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, was on Monday announced as one of the members of the new Economic Management Team, known as the Economic Advisory Council, formed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Other members of the team include Dr. Mohammed Sagagi, Vice-Chairman; Prof. Ode Ojowu; Dr. Shehu Yahaya; Dr. Iyabo Masha; Mr. Bismark Rewane; Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Secretary; and Prof. Doyin Salami, Chairman of the team.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, made the disclosure on Monday.
“This advisory council will replace the current Economic Management Team 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,” Adesina stated.