Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over a hybrid meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the State House Council Chambers, Abuja.
CEOAFRICA had reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had travelled to the UK for a routine medical check-up.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, are attending the meeting.
Before the commencement of the meeting, Mustapha notified the cabinet of the death of Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, Nigeria’s first Minister of Aviation.
The council then observed a minute’s silence in honour of the late Amaechi, who died on Monday at the age of 92.
Ministers physically present at the meeting are; Industry, Trade and Investments, Niyi Adebayo; Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare; and Science and Technology, Adeleke Mamora, among others.