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Buhari presides over weekly NEC meeting as AGF, Tallen present

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Muhammadu Buhari, the president of Nigeria has presided over weekly NEC meeting at the statehouse in Abouja on Wednesday (May 18).

Pauline Tallen, the minister of women affair and Abubakar Malami, the Nigerian AGF and minuster of Justice are in attendance at the National Executive Council meeting

Though the Women Affairs Minister attend the meeting virtually while Malami physical present.

Malami who has earlier withdrawn from Kebbi state gubernatorial polls and Tallen also withdrawn senetorial seat from Plateau.

Recall that Buhari ordered member of his cabinets who are aspiring for seat at the upcoming polls to resign from office.

On Friday, the president held a farewell session for the outgoing members of his cabinet.

The members who made U-turn include: Chris Ngige, Tallen and Malami.

The NEC members observed one-min silence for Olawole Ige, the Ex-Minister of Communication who passed on at 83, under Bababgida administration.