- Vice president Yemi Osinbajo presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting
- The NEC meeting was held on Thursday, December 19, in Abuja
- This will be the last NEC meeting that will be held in 2019
The last National Economic Council (NEC) meeting held in Abuja on Thursday, December 19, was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The NEC meeting deliberated on economic planning efforts and programmes of the various levels of government in the nation.
Among state governors who attended the meeting were Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Bala Muhammed (Bauchi), Babagana Umara Zulum (Borno) and Samuel Ortom (Benue).
The FCT minister, Muhammed Bello, and the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele alongside ministers in the country were also in attendance.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Osinbajo on Wednesday, December 11, presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Osinbajo presided over the FEC meeting because President Muhammadu Buhari was out of Nigeria, The Nation reports.
The president left the country to attend the Aswan peace forum in Egypt. The forum is tagged An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.
In another post, Legit.ng reported that Osinbajo on Thursday, November 21, presided over a meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The meeting attended mostly by governors and the deputy governors of some states, started around 12 noon at the council chambers of the State House.
Legit.ng previously reported that despite allegations and insinuations of being made irrelevant in the presidency, the vice president on Wednesday, November 6, presided over the FEC meeting.
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