Buhari, ministers hold valedictory FEC session today


President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.

President Muhammadu Buhari arriving to chair the weekly FEC Meeting attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Ag. SGF, Hajia Habiba lawal and Ministers at the Aso Chambers, State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 27/09/2017

The Federal Executive Council is the cabinet of Nigeria and is made up of the President, Vice-President and ministers appointed by the President. Other members are Secretary to the Government of the Federation, head of the Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) and Chief of Staff to the President.

The body formalises Section 148, subsection 2 of the 1999 Constitution that says that:

“The President shall hold regular meetings with the Vice-President and all the Ministers of the Government of the Federation for the purposes of –

(a) determining the general…

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