Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is still in London undergoing a routine medical check-up.
The virtual FEC meeting is being attended physically by four ministers in the Executive Council Chambers of the State House.
The Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno (Rtd), are also in attendance.
The Ministers in physical attendance include the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed and Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, as well as other members of council, joined the meeting virtually.
At the commencement of the meeting, council members observed a minute silence in honor of a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mahmud Tukur.