The Fear Of Osinbajo: 28 Ministers Attend FEC Meeting


Twenty-eight ministers on Wednesday attended the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

The Ministers were those present in the Council Chamber when Osinbajo called for rendition of the National anthem by 11a.m.

The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah said the Christian opening prayer, while the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu offered the Muslim prayer.

The turn out on Wednesday was unprecedented compared to the past FEC meetings chaired by Osinbajo as Vice President or Acting President.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting said it reviewed upward the contract for road project in Enugu State.

According to him, the project which was initially awarded at the cost of N10.3 billion in 2012 was to serve six different communities.

He said that the project suffered failed implementation due to lack of funding.

Giving reasons for the increase, he said, that there is also need to provide for erosion control.


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