President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council meeting, the first in the year 2017.
The FEC meeting which convened at exactly 10AM at the council chambers had in attendance almost all the cabinet members and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Channels TV reports that different files were being shared from some of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies; an indication that there were memos tabled for discussion.
At the end of the meeting, Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, disclosed to State House correspondents that the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja would be officially closed for six weeks as the FEC had approved repair works on its dysfunctional runway.
Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazzau, also disclosed that the Council approved over 4 billion Naira for the purchase of firefighting equipment to enable firemen in the country perform their functions well.