Buhari presides over FEC meeting six days to handover
With six days left till his exit from office, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the chamber in the State House, Abuja.
The council is expected to consider over 40 memos from various ministries, departments and agencies.
The second extraordinary FEC meeting in two weeks comes about 24 hours before the valedictory council meeting on Wednesday, May 24th.
Present at the meeting 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.
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.