Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired a mixed meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Palace in Abuja on Wednesday.

President Major-General Mohammad Buhari (Ret) is undergoing a routine medical examination in the UK.

Secretary of the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, and National Security Adviser, Major General Babajana Mongono (retired), attended the meeting in person.

The ministers who actually attended the meeting were Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohamed; Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; and Federal Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.

The others are Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation; Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi; Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu;

Sharon Ikeazor, Minister of State for the Niger Delta, also attended the meeting.

At its final meeting on Wednesday, the FEC approved a change order for sections 1-4 of the east-west highway project, from N246 billion to N506 billion.


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