November 30, (THEWILL) – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its weekly meeting on Wednesday, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, observed a minute silence in honour of Second Republic Minister of Power and Steel, Wantaregh Paul Iyorpuu Unongo.
Before the commencement of the week’s Council meeting, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, announced the passage of Unongo, who was also Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), and called for a minute silence in his honour.
Council, however, resumed the day’s business immediately after the minute of silence.
The ongoing meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, has in attendance, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd) and Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan.
Ministers physically attending the meeting include Muazu Sambo (Transportation); Lai Mohammed (Information and Culture); Senator George Akume (Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs); Abubakar Malami (Attorney-General and Minister of Justice); Adamu Adamu (Education); Abubakar Aliyu (Power); and Timipre Sylva (Minister of State, Petroleum Resources).
Others include Otunba Niyi Adebayo (Industry, Trade and Investment); and Umana Okon Umana (Niger Delta Affairs).
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