President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of Dr. Doyin Salami as his Chief Economic Adviser.
Dr Salami until his appointment was the Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council, PEAC.
Salami is a 1989 doctorate degree graduate of Economics from the Queen Mary College, University of London.
The 59-year-old is the 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.
According a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina the Chief Economic Adviser is expected to address all issues on the domestic economy and present views on them to the President.
The Adviser is also expected to 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.