On Tuesday, 30th May 2017, Nigeria’s acting president, Yemi Osinbajo inaugurated the Nigerian Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The council, which is made up of 36 members, will spearhead the industrial agenda that will speed up Nigeria’s industrialisation bid and the contribution of manufacturing to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 250 percent over a five-year period.

Osinbajo will chair the 36-member council comprising of representatives of the public and private sectors as well as a seven-member Technical Committee.


See the Full list of the Membership of the Nigerian Industrial Policy And Competitiveness Advisory Council below:


  1. Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President and Chairman of the EMT – Chairman
  2. Okechukwu Enelamah, Hon Minister, Industry Trade and Investment – Vice-Chairman, Public Sector
  3. Aisha Abubakar – Hon Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment – Alternate Vice-Chairman, Public Sector
  4. Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group – Vice-Chairman, Private Sector
  5. Atedo Peterside, Chairman, ANAP Business Jets Ltd – Alternate Vice-Chairman, Private Sector

Other Private Sector Members

  1. Chief Kola Jamodu – Chairman, Nigerian Breweries and PZ Cussons
  2. Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu – Chairman, BUA Group
  3. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma – Chairman, IVM Innoson Group of Companies Limited
  4. Rahul Savara – GMD, Chi Foods Nigeria
  5. John Coumantarous – Chairman, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
  6. Stella Okoli – CEO, Emzor Pharmaceuticals
  7. Mukul Mathur – Country Head, Olam
  8. Obi Ezeude – President/CEO, Beloxxi Industries Limited
  9. Fidelis Ayebea – MD/CEO, Fidson Healthcare Plc
  10. Iyinoluwa Aboyeji – Founder, Flutterwave
  11. Lazarus Angbazo – President & CEO, GE Business Operations Nigeria
  12. Juliet Anamah – CEO, Jumia
  13. Kofo Akinkugbe – CEO, SecureID Nigeria Ltd
  14. Alhaji Ado Mustapha – Chairman/C.E.O, AMMASCO International Limited
  15. Alhaji Kamaldeen Yusuf – Chairman, KAM Industries
  16. Alhaji Adamu Atta – Chairman, United Textiles Plc
  17. Charles Anudu – Chairman, Candel Corporation; CEO Swift Networks
  18. Alhaji Ibrahim Salisu Buhari – Chairman, Rumbu Sacks Nigeria Limited
  19. Isiaku Tofa – Chairman, Tofa Group
  20. Ade Ogundeyin – MD/CEO Proforce Limited
  21. Frank Udemba Jacobs – President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Other Public Sector Members

  1. Senator Udoma Udo Udoma- Hon Minister for Budget & National Planning
  2. Kemi Adeosun – Hon Minister of Finance
  3. Chief Audu Ogbeh – Hon Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development
  4. Babatunde Raji Fashola – Hon Minister for Power, Works & Housing
  5. Chief Rotimi Amaechi – Hon Minister for Transportation
  6. Dr Ibe Kachikwu – Hon Minister of State, Petroleum Resources
  7. Kayode Fayemi – Hon Minister for Mines and Steel Development
  8. Ogbonnaya Onu – Hon Minister for Science and Technology
  9. Godwin Emefiele – Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

Technical Committee Members:

  1. Yemi Dipeolu – Economic Adviser to the President
  2. Chiedu Osakwe – Trade Adviser/Chief Negotiator
  3. Waheed Olagunju – MD, Bank of Industry
  4. Olusegun Awolowo – Exec Director/CEO, Nigerian Export Promotion Council
  5. Yewande Sadiku – Executive Secretary, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission
  6. Yemi Kale – Statistician-General, National Bureau of Statistics
  7. Ayo Teriba – CEO, Economic Associates


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