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Tinubu Chairs Inaugural FEC Meeting



By Sunday Onye, Senior Correspondent

President Bola Tinubu is chairing the inaugural meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The meeting, which commenced some minutes after noon on Monday, is attended by Vice President Kashim Shettima; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. George Akume; and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan.

Others attending the meeting include the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila; the new ministers as well as other top government functionaries.

The council’s role, as written in the Ministers’ Statutory Powers and Duties Act, is to serve as an advisory body to the President, who serves as the FEC chairman.

Tinubu recently inaugurated the 45 ministers to serve as members of his cabinet.