President Buhari fails to convene FEC meeting as Osinbajo presides, resting at home, says Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari today failed to convene the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, for the 3rd consecutive time for month of April 2017.

The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo who presided over the meeting in Buhari’s absence would be meeting the President at his official residence later in the day

Accordng to Dailypost, Buhari’s cabinet waited until 11am for him to show up, before the State House Chief of Protocols whispered into Osinbajo’s ears.

The Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa was also noticeably scanty, with only about 20 Ministers seated.

Osinbajo began the meeting with the National Anthem, as well as prayers by the Ministers of Education and Health, Adamu Adamu and Isaac Adewole respectively.

Punch reported that the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari did not attend the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council because he was still resting at home.