President Buhari presides over Valedictory Cabinet Meeting

By Timothy Choji, Abuja

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President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the last meeting of the Federal Executive Council for the current administration, holding at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan are among those attending the meeting.

Others are Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Justice, Abubalkar Malami, and Power, Abubakar Aliyu.

Ministers of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, and Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami are also in attendance.


Shortly before commencement of the meeting, the President swore-in seven federal Commissioners of the Revenue, Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

Those sworn-in include Senator Ayogu Eze (Enugu State), Peter Opara (Imo State), Hawa Aliyu (Jigawa State) and Rakiya Haruna (Kebbi State).

Others are Ismaila Agaka (Kwara State), Kolawole Abimbola (Oyo State) and Ayuba Ngako (Federal Capital Territory).

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also presented the report on the Health Sector Reform Committee to the President.

The Committee, Chaired by Osinbajo was put in place to develop a roadmap to achieving Universal Health Coverage in the country.

Among its recommendations include improving funding of the health sector above 10 percent.

The document consists of a long term development plan for the nation, that is expected to be implemented by successive administrations.

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