Fayemi Attends NEC As Tambuwal, Ahmed Absent

The newly sworn in Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi is among the governors attending the ongoing National Economic Council (NEC) meeting being presided over by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Fayemi who was sworn in on Tuesday as the Governor of Ekiti state for the second term arrived the State House Council Chambers by 10.55am.
From one seat to the other,Fayemi moved round hugging his colleagues. Until his emergence as the Governor, Fayemi was the Minister of Solid Minerals.
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello said “chassis ” when Fayemi went to his seat. Bello said the opening prayers at the meeting.
Governors who attended the meeting are Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Akinwumi Ambode (Lagos), Jibrilla Bindow (Adamawa), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Samuel Orton (Benue), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi) and Atiku Bagudu ( Kebbi)
Our correspondent reports that the seats of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri and his Kwara state counterpart, Abdulfatah Ahmed were empty.
Other governors were represented by their deputies.
State House Correspondents were excused after the opening prayers around 11.10am.

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