Osinbajo appoints Dangote, Peterside, 34 others into Advisory Council

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated the board of the Nigerian Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council.

The 36-member Council, to be chaired by Mr. Osinbajo himself, comprises representatives of the public and private sectors as well as a seven-member Technical Committee.

The Council, which is to device and supervise policies that will speed up Nigeria’s industrialisation bid, was inaugurated at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday.

Full list of members below…

  1. His Excellency, the Acting President and Chairman of the EMT, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (Chairman)
  2. Hon. Minister, Industry Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah (Vice-Chairman, Public Sector)
  3. Hon. Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar (Alternate Vice-Chairman, Public Sector)
  4. President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote (Vice-Chairman, Private Sector)

Chairman, ANAP Business Jets Ltd, Mr. Atedo Peterside (Alternate Vice-
Chairman, Private Sector)

  1. Chairman, Nigerian Breweries and PZ Cussons, Chief Kola Jamodu
  2. Chairman, BUA Group, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu
  3. Chairman, IVM Innoson Group of Companies Limited, Dr. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma
  4. GMD, Chi Foods Nigeria, Mr. Rahul Savara
  5. Chairman, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Mr. John Coumantarous
  6. CEO, Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Mrs. Stella Okoli
  7. Country Head, Olam, Mr. Mukul Mathur
  8. President/CEO Beloxxi Industries Limited, Mr. Obi Ezeude
  9. MD/CEO Fidson Healthcare Plc, Dr. Fidelis Ayebea
  10. Founder, Flutterwave, Mr. Iyinoluwa Aboyeji


  1. President & CEO, GE Business Operations Nigeria, Mr. Lazarus Angbazo
  2. CEO, Jumia, Mrs. Juliet Anamah
  3. CEO, SecureID Nigeria Ltd, Mrs. Kofo Akinkugbe
  4. Chairman/C.E.O, AMMASCO International Limited, Alhaji Ado Mustapha
  5. Chairman, KAM Industries, Alhaji Kamaldeen Yusuf
  6. Chairman, United Textiles Plc, Alhaji Adamu Atta
  7. Chairman Candel Corporation; CEO Swift Networks, Mr. Charles Anudu
  8. Chairman, Rumbu Sacks Nigeria Limited, Alhaji Ibrahim Salisu Buhari
  9. Chairman, Tofa Group, Mr. Isiaku Tofa
  10. MD/CEO Proforce Limited, Mr. Ade Ogundeyin
  11. President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Dr. Frank Udemba Jacobs
  12. Hon. Minister for Budget & National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma
  13. Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun
  14. Hon. Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh
  15. Hon. Minister for Power, Works & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola
  16. Hon. Minister for Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi
  17. Hon. Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu
  18. Hon. Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi
  19. Hon. Minister for Science & Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu
  20. Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele
  21. Economic Adviser to the President, Dr. Yemi Dipeolu
  22. Trade Adviser/Chief Negotiator, Amb. Chiedu Osakwe
  23. MD, Bank of Industry, Mr. Waheed Olagunju
  24. Exec. Director/CEO, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr. Olusegun
  25. Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission, Ms. Yewande
  26. Statistician-General, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale
  27. CEO, Economic Associates, Dr. Ayo Teriba


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