Dangote, Elumelu, others in Tinubu’s Economic Advisory Team

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has again, reassured all Nigerians that his administration would put a “Marshall Plan in place and fashion out the best economic future for this country.”

Expressing concern over the welfare of ordinary Nigerians, Tinubu stressed the need for government at all levels to ensure that such persons were not disappointed.

He spoke at a meeting with members of the Tripartite Economic Advisory Committee at Aso Villa.

The members are drawn from the Federal Government, states and the Organised Private Sector.

Vice-President Kashim Shettima; Chief of Staff to the President Femi Gbajabiamila and Governors Dapo Abiodun(Ogun) and Charles Soludo (Anambra) were at the meeting.

Also in attendance were Wale Edun, Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy; Atiku Bagudu, Budget and National Planning minister, Abubakar Kyari, Agriculture and Food Security minister and Mohammed Idris, Information and National Orientation.

Some of the private sector players at the meeting included Chairman of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote; Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu; Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu; Group Chief Executive Officer of Pandora Plc, Wale Tinubu; Managing Director of Matrix Group, Abdullabir Aliu; Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivative Company, Bismarck Rewane; and Director-General, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Segun Ajayi-Kadir.

It was gathered from sources close to the meeting that some of the committee members would accompany the President to a Business and Investment Forum in Qatar.



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