President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the eight virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Naija News reports that Buhari is presiding over the meeting at the council chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Those attending the meeting include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd.); and the Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari.
Most of the Ministers are virtually present but seven are physically present.
They include: Attorney-General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed; Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
Others are Ministers of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare and Minister of State for Education, Chief Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.
After recitation of the National Anthem, Mustapha called for a minute silence in honour of Mallam Isa Funtua, who passed away on Monday.
More details later.