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President Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting




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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.

The Wednesday FEC meeting happens to be the second for this week as Yemi Osinbajo presided over one on Monday.

President Buhari who returned to the country on Tuesday is leading other Council members to deliberate on new and outstanding memoranda from various government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies.

The council is expected to consider at least 60 memoranda as Buhari’s administration ends in less than two weeks.

The meeting which began around 10:00am serves as a precursor to the forthcoming valedictory session for cabinet members next Wednesday.

Present are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno.

Also present are the Ministers of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Science and Technology, Olorunimbe Mamora; Finance, Zainab Ahmed; Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo; Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami; Sports, Sunday Dare, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi; Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; FCT, Mohammed Bello, Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen; Education, Adamu Adamu; Humanitarian Affairs, Social Development and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouk, Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi and Niger Delta, Umana Umana.

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The Ministers of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum; Foreign Affairs, Zubairu Dada; Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, Education, Goodluck Opiah, Environment, Udi Odum, are also present.