Osinbajo presides over extraordinary FEC meeting


Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council meeting as President Muhammadu Buhari is still in London for medical reasons.

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The meeting, which started at 11am prompt, is being attended by all ministers.

The extraordinary FEC meeting is to enable the Buhari-led administration cover grounds as it inches closer to the date of handover to a new administration scheduled for May 29, 2023.

According to reports, the meeting is expected to deliberate on over 30 memos emanating from ministries, departments and agencies.

In attendance were Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), Head of the civil service of the Federation Folashade Yemi-Esan Esan.

Others were Minister of State for Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo, Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Finance, Zainab Ahmed, Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar, Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, among others.

President Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria on Tuesday to chair Wednesday’s council meeting.