Thursday, September 19, 2019 / 02:12PM / Dangote Press Release / Header Image Credit: Explordea.com
President/CE of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has commended the new Economic Advisory Council (EAC) constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari to advise him on the nation's economic growth and overall development.
In a statement issued yesterday by the Chief Corporate Communications Officer (CCCO) of the Dangote Group, Mr. Anthony Chiejina, Aliko Dangote described the move as a proactive one, which is capable of elevating Nigeria's economy to greater heights.
According to him, "The constitution of the Economic Advisory Council is a proactive move, by putting together tested and respected patriots, who are independent and always ready to put the country's interest first and ahead of themselves."
Dangote urged the Federal Government to take advantage of this rare opportunity to strengthen the economy and put the country on the path of growth, job creation and competitiveness.
He also called on all stakeholders to work with the Federal Government to revive and restore the economy on the path of growth.
The eight-member Economic Advisory Council constituted by President Buhari includes Prof. Doyin Salami - Chairman; Dr. Mohammed Sagagi - Vice-Chairman; Prof. Ode Ojowu - Member; Dr. Shehu Yahaya - Member; Dr. Iyabo Masha - Member; Prof. Chukwuma Soludo - Member; Mr. Bismarck Rewane - Member, and Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu - Secretary (Senior Special Assistant to the President, Development Policy).