Prof. Muhammad Lawal Bashar is a member of the Advisory Committee of Experts ( ACE). He is a Professor of Economics at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria. He is a well-published, prolific writer.
He has a B.A. (Hons.) Economics Degree from Jamia Milla University, New Delhi, an M.A. (Economics) Degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and a Ph.D (Economics) degree from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.
He studied and taught Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) for Economists at Graduate Level. His specialization is in Regulatory Economics.