President Buhari and other ministers hold first FEC meeting of the year

Report is that President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting for the new year 2017.

Punch reports that the meeting is holding inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja .

As of the time it started at
10am , about 20 ministers and some top presidential aides were in attendance .
Vice – President Yemi Osinbajo who is on a short vacation is absent .
The meeting started with opening prayers by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory , Muhammad Bello; and the Minister of State for Health , Osagie Ehanire .
Shortly after the opening prayers , the meeting entered into a closed session.
Embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation , Babachir Lawal , is in attendance .
The Attorney -General of the Federation , Abubakar Malami ( SAN) , who was directed to probe Lawal and the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu , is also attending the meeting

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