- Emerging reports indicate that President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the ongoing Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja
- The meeting according to reports began in the early hours of the day and was presided by the president
- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha, AGF Abubakar Malami and others were among those present during the meeting
A media aide to the president, Buhari Sallau shared details and photos of the meeting via his official Facebook page.
Voice of Nigeria reports that the meeting is ongoing virtually and began at 10:00 am.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno; and Permanent Secretary, State House, Umar Tijani; are physically present at the meeting.
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Ministers present at the meeting are Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; and Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after 2 weeks abroad
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, after spending 16 days attending to official assignments in Europe and South Africa.
The president arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Tuesday evening, November 16, according to a video shared by his personal assistant, Bashir Ahmad on Facebook.
The last country he visited before returning to Nigeria was South Africa where he had attended the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair 2021 in Durban.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Buhari issues stern warning to world leaders
In other news, world leaders and global health institutions have been cautioned against sidelining less privileged countries in terms of access to COVID-19 vaccines.
President Buhari issued the warning on Thursday, November 11, while delivering a keynote speech at the Paris Peace Forum (PPF).
The president said the needless hoarding of vaccines will undermine the entire effort for safety against the virus.