President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the 9th virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, just as a minute silence was observed in honour of Ismaila Isa Funtua, who passed away on Monday.
The meeting, which kick-started around 10am at the Presidential Villa, has in attendance Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha; Head of Service of the Federation, HOSF, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan and the National Security Adviser, NSA, Babagana Monguno.
Most of the Ministers are attending virtually but seven are physically present.
They include: Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed; Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
Others are Ministers of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola; Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare and Minister of State for Education, Chief Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.