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Buhari replaces EMT with EAC

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P[jeg_weather location=”” auto_location=”false” count=”4″ item=”show”]resident Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina would reveal.

The advisory council has replaced the hitherto Economic Management Team (EMT) headed by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and would be reporting directly to the President.

“The Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will advise the President on economic policy matters, including 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.

“The EAC will have monthly technical sessions as well as scheduled quarterly meetings with the President.

“The Chairman may, however, request for unscheduled meetings if the need arises,” Adesina said.

The chairman of advisory council is Prof. Doyin Salami, while Dr. Mohammed Sagagi is the Vice Chairman.

Other members are Prof. Ode Ojowu, Dr. Shehu Yahaya, Dr. Iyabo Masha, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Mr. Bismark Rewane, Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu – Secretary (Senior Special Assistant to the President, Development Policy).

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