The weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council is underway.
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), who returned to Abuja on Tuesday after his four-day visit to his hometown, Daura, Katsina State, is presiding.
At the beginning of the meeting, Buhari led members to observe a minute silence in honour of two former ministers who died recently.
They are former Minister of Agriculture, Alfa Wali; and former Minister of Information and Culture, Tony Momoh.