The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari is in London for a routine medical check-up.
Before the proceedings, a minute silence was observed in honour of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mahmud Tukur, who passed away recently.
Ministers who attended the meeting are Hajia Zainab Ahmed; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Information and Culture.
Others are Minister of Justice and Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba and Abubakar Malami, Attorney General of the Federation while other ministers joined online virtually from their offices.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, was represented by Mrs Habiba Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Ecological Funds Office.
Ibrahim Gambari, the Chief of Staff to the President, and the National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno were also present at the meeting.
At its last meeting on March 31, 2021, FEC approved over N19 billion for various projects for the Ministries of Transportation, Aviation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Osinbajo presides as FEC honours late Mahmud Tukur