A meeting of the Federal Executive Council is ongoing at the presidential villa in Abuja, and it is being chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is also at the meeting, which started at 12pm on Monday, October 7
The secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, chief of staff to the president, Abba Kyari, are also in attendance
President Muhammadu Buhari is chairing an extra-ordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja.
The meeting, which started around 12pm on Monday, October 7, is being attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, The Nations reports.
Legit.ng gathers that others in the meeting are the chief of staff to the president, Abba Kyari, and acting head of civil service of the federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan.
According to reports, the meeting is to consider the 2020 budget proposals before its presentation to the National Assembly on Tuesday, October 8.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari said that the peaceful conduct of the 2019 general elections showed that Nigeria’s democracy is maturing.
The president made this known on Monday, October 7, while declaring open the 25th Nigeria Economic Summit (NES) with the theme: ‘‘Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears’’.
Buhari noted that apart from few cases of unrest, majority of Nigerians exercised their voting rights in the 2019 elections without any difficulty.
Speaking further, the president also noted that a situation where aggrieved candidates in the last elections took their concerns to court as opposed to causing mayhem shows the country’s democracy is developing.
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