President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for the “Next Level” government.
Eye9ja understands that the new Economic Advisory Council (EAC), has a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Chukwuma Soludo and Mr. Bismarck Rewane as members.
Eye9ja understood this in a statement issued by the President’s media adviser, Femi Adesina.
Adesina in his statement said the Economic Advisory Council has Professor Doyin Salami as chairman.
The statement listed other constituted members of the Economic Advisory Council to include; Dr. Mohammed Sagagi, Vice-Chairman, Prof. Ode Ojowu, Dr. Shehu Yahaya and Dr. Iyabo Masha.
The statement noted that the Senior Special Adviser to the President on development policy, Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, will serve as secretary of the Economic Advisory Council.
This online news platform understands that the EAC is expected to replace the Economic Management Team (EMT) and will report directly to the President.
The statement said the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will advise President Buhari 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.