Tinubu Picks Tope Fasua as Economic Affairs Adviser
By Aduragbemi Omiyale
An economist and public affairs analyst, Mr Tope Fasua, has been appointed by President Bola Tinubu as a Special Adviser on Economic Affairs.
Mr Fasua, a former presidential candidate and consultant would work in the Office of the Vice President, he disclosed in a message on his official X platform.
“So, yours truly has been appointed Special Adviser to the President on Economic Affairs in the VP’s office; just what I wanted for national impact.
“We thank God Almighty and those who remembered me and insisted. For God and country,” Mr Fasua, who is also an accountant and a columnist, stated.
The new aide, who is also an author, is the chief executive of Global Analytics Consulting and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
He is a graduate of Economics from the Ondo State University and obtained a Master’s degree in Financial Markets & Derivatives from the London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
He further secured a PhD in Public Administration and executive education courses from the London Business School and Harvard University.
Mr Fasua began his career a year after he graduated from the university in 1991 with the defunct Citizens Bank, and later moved to Standard Trust Bank and Equatorial Trust Bank, where he rose to the position of Principal Manager/Regional Director in Abuja.