Buhari presides over virtual FEC as cabinet members honour Gen. Abdallah



 

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Executive Council (FEC), at the Council Chamber of the State , Abuja.

The Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a minute silence in honour of Kwara State Military Administrator retired Brig.- Gen. Ahmed Aboki Abdallah, who died recently, was observed by the cabinet members.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mustapha, called on the cabinet members to stand in honour of the departed, who was a Minister of Communications.

 

 

 

Late Abdallah served as Minister of Communications and later Minister of Social Development, Youth and Sports during the military regime, when President Buhari was the Head of State.

He later became the Military Administrator of Kwara State from 1987-1988.

NAN observed that the Council meeting is being physically attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.

Ministers including those of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai

 

 

 

Mohammed, Finance, Zainab Ahmed, Justice, Abubakar Malami, Agriculture Sabo Nanono and Education, Adamu Adamu are also attending the meeting.

Others at the meeting are the Ministers of , Dr Osagie Ehanire, Capital Territory, Mohammed , Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar, Trade, Industry and Investment, Niyi Adebayo, and labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige.

 

 

The Head of Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan and other Ministers are participating in the weekly cabinet meeting from their various offices in Abuja online. (NAN)