A meeting of the Federal Executive Council has started at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The meeting started around 11.04 a.m. at the Council Chambers of the State House.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the session in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.
It’s the fourth FEC meeting in a row that Osinbajo is presiding over since Buhari traveled out of the country in October.
The President will be away from Nigeria till November 17.
Cabinet members observed a minute silence in honour of a former Minister of Petroleum, Prof Tam David-West, who passed on Monday at the age of 83.