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Buhari joins from Daura as Osinbajo chairs FEC meeting

*Perm Sec stands in for self-isolating SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari joined a virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting from his country home in Daura, Katsina State, where he has been since Friday.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the meeting from the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.

Permanent Secretary, Ecological Funds Office, Mrs. Habiba Lawal, stood in for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who is self isolating with his spouse after some members of his family tested positive to Covid-19.

The President’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, and 15 Ministers were physically in attendance, including the Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Works and Housing, Babtunde Fashola; Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello; Education, Adamu Adamu; Agriculture, Sabo Nanono; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami; Health, Osagie Ehanire; and Aviation, Hadi Sirika.

There are also Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (retd); Environment, Mohammed Abubakar; Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi; Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva; and Minister of State for the Environment, Sharon Ikpeazu; as well as National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno.

The Head of Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan and other ministers are participating in the weekly cabinet. meeting from their various offices in Abuja.

Written by ExpressDay

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