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Meet Tinubu’s special adviser on monetary policies, Wale Edun

by Olu Jones
special adviser on monetary policies, Wale Edun

President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, named Wale Edun, a financial expert, as his special adviser on monetary policies. Here are five things to know about Edun.

1. Wale Edun is a former finance commissioner in the administration of Bola Tinubu as governor of Lagos State.

2. He is a financial expert with many years of experience in the banking sector.

3. He attended the University of London, where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Economics and later a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Sussex, England.

4. Edun is co-founder and executive director of Stanbic IBTC plc (formerly Investment Banking & Trust Company Limited) in 1989, when he returned to Nigeria.

5. He was chairman of Chapel Hill Denham Group.

6. He worked with the World Bank/IFC in Washington DC, USA, where he prepared economic and financial packages for several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as the Dominican Republic, Trinidad, Indonesia, and India in the Far East.

7. Edun played a prominent role in the Presidential Transition Council (PTC).

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