Buhari Appoints Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser

January 4, 2022
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By Adedapo Adesanya

With less than two years to the end of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Doyin Salami as his chief economic adviser.

Mr Salami is the current chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).

A statement issued on Tuesday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, described Mr Salami as a doctorate degree holder in Economics from Queen Mary College, University of London.

“Doyin Salami, 59, is 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,” the statement reads.

“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; 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.

He was a member of the monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the federal government’s economic management team.

Apart from leading sessions at Lagos Business School, Salami also consults for multiple organisations, including Department for International Development (DFID), World Bank, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Adedapo Adesanya

Adedapo Adesanya is a journalist, polymath, and connoisseur of everything art. When he is not writing, he has his nose buried in one of the many books or articles he has bookmarked or simply listening to good music with a bottle of beer or wine. He supports the greatest club in the world, Manchester United F.C.

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