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Buhari presides over first FEC meeting

Buhari presides over first FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

The meeting, which is the first under the second term administration of President Buhari, started around 11am in the Council Chamber with rendition of the National anthem. 

In a brief remark at the beginning of the meeting, the President charged the ministers on performance stating that his cabinet cannot afford to fail Nigerians.

The president reminded his cabinet members of the oaths they took three weeks ago, asking them to give their best and be selfless in other to deliver campaign promises of the All Progressives Congress.

At the meeting were the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita, and National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno.

After confirmation of the appointment of the 43 Ministers by the Senate and a two-day retreat, the ministers were sworn-in by the President on the 21st of August, 2019.

Since the swearing in, the President had given the ministers some weeks to familiarize themselves with their ministries before today FEC meeting.

The FEC meeting was still in progress at the time of filing this report.


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