President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the conference room of the First Lady’s office, State House Abuja.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha are among those physically attending the meeting, which started at 09:00 GMT.
Also present are Ministers of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; and Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu.
Others include Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Works and Housing, Babtunde Fashola and Interior, Rauf Aregbeshola .
The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan and other Ministers are attending virtually from their various offices in Abuja.
The day’s meeting was preceded by the swearing-in of three National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Those sworn-in include Dr Baba Bila representing the North-East zone, Professor Sani Adam, North-Central and Professor Abdullahi Abdu, representing North-West.