Buhari convenes emergency FEC meeting today

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From right: President Muhammadu Buhari; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari; Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita and National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno during the Federal Executive Council meeting held at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Wednesday. PHOTO BY: Felix Onigbinde.

From right: President Muhammadu Buhari; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari; Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita and National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno during the Federal Executive Council meeting held at the Presidential Villa Abuja on Wednesday. PHOTO BY: Felix Onigbinde.

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for an emergency Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting today,  Daily Trust online reports.

Tagged, “Extraordinary FEC meeting”, it would be presided over by the President at the presidential Villa, Abuja, it was gathered.

Weekly, FEC meeting holds on Wednesdays at the council chamber. Today’s meeting comes a day earlier.

In December last year,  a special FEC session was convened on Friday for the consideration and approval of this year’s budget proposal.

Our correspondent could not establish why the meeting was being convened today.

A source,  however said it was in connection with the new national minimum wage.

Buhari had, last week, during the inauguration of the technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of the new national minimum wage, said his government was working on the final steps that will lead to the submission of a national minimum wage Amendment Bill to the National Assembly.

Daily Trust

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