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Osinbajo presides as FEC honours late Amaechi

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the State House Council C...


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the State House Council Chambers, Abuja.


President Muhammadu Buhari is away in the UK for a routine medical check-up.


The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, are attending the meeting.


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.


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.

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