Former Governor of the Central Bank, Charles Chukwuma Soludo has been appoint into the Economic Advisory Council (EAC), by Preisdent Muhammadu Buhari.
Buhari while constituting a new Economic Advisory Council on Monday also appointed former Central Bank of Nigeria’s Monetary Policy Committee member, Doyin Salami alongside 6 others.
According to a government statement, through spokesperson Femi Adesina the following dignitaries comprise the new team;
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)
The statement by Mr Adesina added, “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.