The governing council is made up of 55 Nigerians straddling the public and private sector with representations from civil society and the academia.


Responsibilities of the Governing Council include, but are not limited to, providing advice and counsel to the Board and Management of NSIA, whilst also observing the independence of the Board and Management. It holds one annual meeting following the issuance of NSIA’s Annual Report

Chairman of the Governing Council

His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR
Chairman of the Governing Council

The Minister of Finance

The Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Finance

State Governors

Attorney General of the Federation

Barrister Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN
Attorney General of the Federation

The Minister of National Planning

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria

The Chief Economic Adviser

The Chief Economic Adviser, Office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President

Chairman of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission


4 reputable individuals representing the private sector
2 representatives of Civil Society
2 representatives of Nigerian youths
4 eminent academics