President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 9 virtual Federal Executive Council Meeting, (FEC), meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting started at about 10 am.
In attendance physically are Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha; the Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan; and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. General Babagana Monguno.
The ministers in attendance are the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed.
Others are Ministers of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola; Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Date; and the Minister of State for Education, Chief Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.
The other ministers are attending virtually.
Before the commencement of the meeting, Mustapha called for a minute silence in honour of the late close associate of Buhari, Malam Isa Funtua, who died on Monday.