President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council, EAC to replace the Economic Management Team, EMT.

The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja, said the council will be reporting directly to the President.

Adesina said the Economic Advisory Council, EAC which will be chaired by Doyin Salami, would advise the President on economic policy matters.

He said this would include 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.

According to the statement, Mohammed Sagagi  and Mohammed Adaya Salisu Senior Special Assistant to the President, Development Policy will serve as Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Council.