President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected to preside over the second Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting of his administration.
The presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, confirmed this to journalists on Sunday night and said the meeting will take place around 12 p.m. at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The inaugural FEC on August 28 at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja on August 28 was attended by 45 new ministers who were inaugurated by the President on August 21.
The three ministers; Balarabe Abbas Lawal (Kaduna), Jamila Bio Ibrahim (Kwara) and Ayodele Olawande (Ondo) who were recently confirmed by the Senate are expected to join the meeting today, making Tinubu’s ministers a total of 48.
Others expected at the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF); the National Security Adviser; the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation; the Chief of Staff to the President, all the ministers; and some other executive principal officers.
The meeting would among other issues provide a platform to discuss those approvals already granted to some ministries by the President.