Osinbajo presides over Extraordinary FEC


As President Muhammadu Buhari remains in London for medical reasons, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

All ministers are present at the conference, which began promptly at 11 a.m.

The extraordinary FEC meeting is intended to give the Buhari-led administration time to cover its bases before handing over to a new administration on May 29, 2023.

According to sources, the meeting is expected to deliberate on over 30 memos emanating from ministries, departments and agencies.

In attendance are Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), Head of the civil service of the Federation Folashade Yemi-Esan Esan.

Others are Minister of State for Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo, Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Finance, Zainab Ahmed, Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar, Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, among others.

President Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria on Tuesday to chair Wednesday’s council meeting.