Official activities picked up this morning at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja as President Muhammadu Buhari presides over a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
Majority of the cabinet members had been seated inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa before Buhari stepped in at exactly 10.00am.
The president called on the Ministers of Transportation and Information, Rotimi Ameachi and Lai Mohammed respectively, to say the opening prayers.
Before asking the information minister to say the prayer, Buhari said: “I haven’t seen Lai”.
The minister responded: “I am here sir.”
Our correspondent reports that this is the first council meeting Buhari is presiding over since he returned to the country Last Friday from his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.
The last FEC meeting President Buhari presided over was on January 11 before he departed for London on January 19.