JUST IN: Osinbajo Presides Over Extraordinary FEC Meeting


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over an Extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The ongoing FEC meeting is tagged extraordinary because it is one of its kind as FEC meetings are traditionally held on Wednesdays. it started around 11:00am.

It was gathered the extraordinary FEC, which is expected to entertain nothing less than 37 memoranda from various ministries, departments and agencies, is just an extra forum to help the administration to clear more of the tasks piled up before it.

It was further gathered from reliable cabinet sources that the ongoing Council meeting does not preclude the regular FEC from holding next Wednesday, May 17.

Among the attendees are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha; the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd); and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.

Also present are the Ministers of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Science and Technology, Olorunimbe Mamora; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed; Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo; Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami; Sports, Chief Sunday Dare: Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika; Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi; Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; and FCT, Mohammed Bello.

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo; Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen; Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu; Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs. Sadiya Umar Farouk; Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi; and that of Niger Delta Affairs, Umana Umana, were also in attendance, among others.


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