President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the council chambers of the presidential villa in Abuja.
The meeting commenced around 11.09am, and twenty-eight ministers are said to be in attendance at the meeting.
Drumbeat News reports this is the first FEC meeting after the Presidential and National Assembly elections which took place on the 23rd of February and the Governorship and state houses of Assembly elections of 9th of March, 2019.
After the National anthem, the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, took the Muslim prayer, while the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, offered the opening Christian prayer.
Also present in the Federal Executive Council meeting is the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno.