Buhari swears in 3 new permanent secretaries, presides over FEC meeting | Dailytrust

Buhari swears in 3 new permanent secretaries, presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has administered the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Office to three new permanent secretaries at a brief ceremony before the start of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

The new permanent secretaries are Lydia Shehu Jafiya from Adamawa State; Udom Okokon Ekenam from Akwa Ibom State; and Farouk Yusuf Yabo from Sokoto State.

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The President subsequently presided over the federal cabinet meeting in the Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The FEC meeting was attended virtually by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is recuperating from a recent surgical procedure.

In attendance physically at the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Head of the Federal Civil Service, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan; and the National Security Council (NSA), retired Major General Babagana Monguno.

The ministers in attendance include those in charge of the ministries of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed; Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Musa Bello.

Others are the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo; Communication and Digital Economy, Professor Ali Pantami; Power, Abubakar Aliyu; Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige; and that of Human Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq.

All other members of the Council not physically present joined the meeting through virtual means.

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