The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting is being presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo this week at the State House in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is in Washington, the capital of the United States, for a weeklong United States-Africa Leaders Summit, and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is filling in for him.
At 10:05 am, the vice president arrived, and the meeting began in the Council Chambers with the National Anthem.
Festus Keyamo, the minister of state for labor and employment, and Abubakar Aliyu, the minister of power, led the opening prayers.
Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the government of the federation, and Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, the head of the federation’s service, are both physically present at the meeting.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget, and national planning; Abubakar Aliyu, the minister of power; Keyamo, the minister of state for labor and employment; Mariam Katagum, the minister of industry, trade, and investment; Clem Agba, the minister of health; Joseph Ekumankama; and Mustapha Shehuri, the minister of agriculture and rural development, are also present.
From their various offices in Abuja, additional ministers were virtually present at the conference.