The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appointed Dr Doyin Salami as his new chief economic adviser.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement.
Until this new appointment, Salami was the chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council.
“As chief economic adviser to the President, Salami 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 Presidency said.
According to the statement, he has a 1989 doctorate degree in Economics from the Queen Mary College, University of London.
“He is Managing Director and Head Markets Practice at KAINOS Edge Consulting Limited, and member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, where he recently attained the rank of senior fellow/associate professor,” it added.