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JUST IN: Buhari presides over 9th virtual FEC meeting, minute silence observed in honour of late Isa Funtua

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Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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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.

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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.

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Others are Ministers of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola; Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare and Minister of State for Education, Chief Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.

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