The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has commended the constitution of an Economic Advisory Council by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement by its Director-General, Segun Ajayi-Kadir, described the formation of the council as timely and commendable.
According to Mr. Kadri, the beauty of the team, apart from the pedigree of its members, is its composition of private-sector citizens who they believe will operate independently and effectively.
The new Council is chaired by Professor Doyin Salami, with Mohammed Sagagi as vice chairman and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Development Policy, Mohammed Salisu, as the secretary.
former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, and the Managing Director of Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Bismark Rewane, and three others are members.