The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will hold its valedictory session on May 22.
The minister made this disclosure while fielding questions from State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday.
Mohammed dismissed the assertion that the Council would be dissolved this week.
He said: The cabinet is still intact. We are going to have a valedictory service on May 22.
“So, you still need to suffer us much; you will still see more of my face. Thank you very much.’’
President Muhammadu Buhari had on April 17 asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes and projects” from cabinet members on their respective ministries, departments and agencies.
The deadline for submission of the reports to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President was April 24.
The 9th and 10th FEC meetings were rescheduled for April 25 and May 2 respectively in view of the Easter break and May Day celebrations.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr Chris Ngige has said that he is not bothered about the decision of medical doctors who choose to leave Nigeria to practice outside the country. This statement has generated tension over Dr Chris Ngige’s incompetency
“They are surplus in their country. We have a surplus in the medical profession in our country. I can tell you this. It is my area, we have excess. We have enough, more than enough, quote me.” – Chris Ngige