- There will not be a Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, June 30, according to reports from Abuja
- President Muhammadu Buhari usually chairs the meeting virtually with others physically present at the meeting
- Meanwhile, the federal government has not given any reason to the public as to why the meeting was cancelled
The meeting, as a result of coronavirus, is being done virtually by the president, while others are physically present.
According to Channels TV, no official reason has been given for the cancellation of the meeting which was meant to hold today, June 30.
I’m paying Nigerians back because they love me
In another report, Buhari on Thursday, June 17, reiterated that he owes Nigerians a debt of gratitude for the love shown to him and the opportunity to serve.
The Nigerian leader made the remark at the palace of the Shehu of Borno, during his one-day state visit to Maiduguri, Borno state. According to the president, both his political adventure and administrative career started in Borno, adding that he always looked forward to coming to the northern state.
He went on to note that starting with the provision of adequate security, all efforts will be made to improve the livelihood of Nigerians.
Buhari hailed the Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, for his forthrightness, resilience and drive in bringing development to the state, despite security challenges.
Buhari charges troops fighting insurgency
President Buhari on Thursday, June 17, charged frontline troops in Maiduguri to put in more efforts in the fight against insecurity.
According to the president, there’s still a lot of work to be done in defeating insurgents in the troubled northeast region of the country.
The president made the comment while addressing the troops of the Joint Task Force at Maimalari Cantonment parade ground in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.