In the absence of the President who is currently in Maiduguri, Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Other top government officials in attendance at the FEC meeting includes the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha, Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and others.
Others Ministers present are, Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, and Environment, Sharon Ikeazor.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Power, Muazu Sambo and Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja today on official visit to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to commission multiple projects embarked upon and completed by Governor Babagana Zulum.