Federal Executive Council meeting (image courtesy: State House)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday presided over an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Concise News reports that the meeting, which started at about 12.05 p.m, would deliberate on the 2020 budget proposal.

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The President had earlier declared open the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development.

The ongoing extraordinary FEC meeting which was shifted from Oct. 5, is being attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

Others in attendance are the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan and cabinet ministers.

Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, would also make a ‘special presentation’ at the meeting.