From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of ex-Minister of State for Power and Steel, Chief Oyekunle Oluwasanmi, who died at 85.
Late Oluwasanmi was one time an Area Administrator with the Nigerian Customs Service, a member, the Committee for States and Local Governments creation that birthed the six states in 1996, and also Chairman of the Board of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Meanwhile, President Buhari is currently presiding over the virtual cabinet meeting, at the council chambers of the State House.
Those physically present at the meeting which started at 10am ar Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and Head of Service of the Federation, Folashade Yemi-Esan.
Also present are Ministers of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, and Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Others are Ministers of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Agriculture, Mohammed Abubakar, Aviation, Sirika, Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite
Ministers of State Education, Goodluck Opia, Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, Environment, Odum Udi –
Other Ministers are attending virtually from their various offices in Abuja.