Buhari, ministers hold second virtual FEC meeting
President Muhammadu Buhari and ministers are attending a virtual Federal Executive Council meeting.
Buhari attends from the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
It is the second virtual FEC meeting since the coronavirus pandemic started.
The first virtual FEC meeting was held on Wednesday, last week where he confirmed the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Gambari as the new Chief of Staff.
The virtual option was adopted as part of measures to guard against the spread of the virus.
Only ministers with memos to present need to be physically present at the Presidential Villa while others linked up from their different locations.
Physically present at the meeting are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd).
Also present at the chamber are Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed, Finance Budget and National Planning Minister Zainab Ahmed, Education Minister Adamu Adamu, Justice Minister Abubakar Malami, Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi, Works and Housing Minister Babtunde Fashola and Petroleum (State) Minister Timipre Sylva.
All other ministers are virtually participating in the meeting from their various offices.