…Meeting to consider many of the approvals granted by the President since his maiden FEC meeting
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected to hold the Federal Executive Council Meeting today, Monday, 16th of October, 2023 at the Presidential Vilkla. The FEC meeting which usually holds on Wednesdays will hold today according to Wale Edun, Minister of Finance.This will be the second time in the life of the Tinubu administration that the FEC meeting will hold on a Monday.
A reliable source revealed to Crossfire Reports that the meeting, is expected to consider many of the approvals granted by President Tinubu since the maiden meeting of FEC.
Although there were no details on the scheduled meeting, it was gathered that FEC which will convene by 12pm will consider approvals President Tinubu already granted some ministries along the line.
According to the reliable source: “It is holding today, at least that’s the last I heard and likelihood of any change is really slim. Mr. President will be presiding over the FEC for the second time. It should start by 12pm and ministers are expected to have arrived before that time.
“As to what might be on the agenda, I don’t know, but I suspect they will be ratifying some of the approvals already granted some ministries by Mr President. At least I can remember in the last few days he approved some projects and policies for Works and FCT ministries.”
FEC is comprised of statutory members, chaired by the President, who is Chairman of Council, with Vice President as Deputy.
Expected at Monday’s Council meeting are Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF); the National Security Adviser; the Governor of the Central Bank; the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation; Chief of Staff to the President, all the 48 ministers; Head of Civil Service of the Federation, among others.