After an abrupt postponement on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari finally presided over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that the meeting, which started at about 12.05 p.m, would deliberate on the 2020 budget proposal.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the president had earlier today declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit, NES25.
Mr Buhari charged the public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development.
Among the people inn attendance are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
Others include the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan and cabinet ministers.
NAN learnt the Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, would also make a `special presentation’ at the meeting.