Doyin Salami has been appointed as the Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP), the Presidency has announced.
The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and
Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the announcement in a statement on
Tuesday in Abuja.
Adesina stated that until his appointment, Salami was the Chairman of
the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).
According to the presidential aide, 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.
Salami would also closely monitor national and international
developments and trends, as well as 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.
He is a senior lecturer at Lagos Business School where he leads sessions
in the Economic Environment of Business.