Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting holding in Abuja.

The NEC comprises of the 36 state governors, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and other co-opted members.

The meeting, which began at 11:20am, is being held inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.
 
The Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State and many of his colleagues are in attendance.
 
The Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Habitat Lawal, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun as well as the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, are also in attendance.

The council, chaired by the Vice President, has the responsibility of guarding the President on economic policies.

The meeting was still ongoing as of the time of filing this report.

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