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Buhari presides over FEC meeting, as Kyari, Oyo-ita `reconcile’

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Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of the Federal Council, FEC, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and cabinet ministers in attendance.

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Others who were in attendance included the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita as well as some presidential aides.

It was observed that before the arrival of President Buhari at the Council Chamber, Kyari and Oyo-Ita hugged themselves while greeting.

Mrs Oyo-Ita, who arrived at the chamber before Kyari, had also approached vice-president Osinbajo smiling as she greeted him.

It was reported last Wednesday that hot argument ensued between Oyo-Ita and Kyari at FEC in the presence of Osinbajo before the commencement of the meeting.

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The video of their encounter has been circulating in the social media since the incident occurred on November 1.

The Presidency, had on November 3, dismissed media reports that there was a fight between Kyari and Oyo-Ita at the meeting.

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It also denied the report claiming that Buhari summoned Kyari and Oyo-Ita over the alleged fight.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu, made the denial in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.



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