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VP Shettima chairs NEC meeting

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Vice-President Kashim Shettima on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja.

Persecondnews gathered that top on the agenda of the Council meeting will be the modalities and mode of disbursing palliatives to Nigerians to help buffer the impact of the removal of fuel subsidy and also ascertain the country’s financial status.

The membership of the NEC comprises the 36 state governors, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and other co-opted government officials.

Among the governors attending the meeting are Abdulrahman Abdulrazak (Kwara), Hope Uzodinma (Imo), Inuwa Yahya (Gombe) Dauda Lawal (Zamfara), Dr. Alex Otti (Abia), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos) and Ademola Adeleke (Osun).
Others are Senator Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Senator Uba Sani(Kaduna), Sheriff Obrevwori (Delta), Prof. Charles Soludo (Anambra), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Umaru Namadi (Jigawa).

Also at the meeting are Umo Eno (Akwa Ibom), Prince Bassey Otu (Cross River), Lucky Aiyedatiwa (Ondo State acting governor), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Ahmad Aliu (Sokoto), Agbu Kefas (Taraba), Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa), Peter Mbah (Enugu), Process Babagana Zulum (Borno).

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