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The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has on Wednesday presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) which had taken place at the State House Council Chambers, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is also reportedly away in the United Kingdom where he had gone to take a routine medical check-up and it has also been revealed that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, are attending the meeting.
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Before the commencement of the meeting, Mustapha notified the cabinet of the death of Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, Nigeria’s first Minister of Aviation. The council then observed a minute’s silence in honour of the late Amaechi, who died on Monday at the age of 92.
Ministers physically present at the meeting are those of Industry, Trade and Investments, Niyi Adebayo; Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare; and Science and Technology, Adeleke Mamora. and others are those of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mahmood Abubakar; and Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.
Minister of State for Health, Ekumankama Joseph Nkama; and the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investments, Mariam Katagum; were also at the meeting.
In another report, Yemi Osinbajo has finally listed some of the achievements which had been scored by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
The Senior Advocate had also insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government had certainly done some good jobs in the last seven years.
Osinbajo had also highlighted some of the interventions in infrastructure, power, digital economy, ease of doing business and social investment, as some of the “game-changing accomplishments”.
The Professor of Law had also spoken on Monday in his presentation which had been made at the opening of the 3rd Ministerial Performance Review Retreat in Abuja.