The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday, observed a minute silence in honour of the victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train terror attack.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha,
who requested that a minute of silence be observed, said both the main
train and the rescued train were attacked resulting in the death of eight
persons, while over 46 people were injured and several others
In attendance at the virtual federal cabinet meeting presided over by
President Muhammadu Buhari are; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Chief
of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari; National Security
Adviser, Maj Gen, Babagana Monguno (retd); and Head of Civil Service
of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan.
Other cabinet members physically attending the meeting are Ministers of
Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Finance, Budget, and
National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed; Justice Abubakar Malami,
Health, Dr Ehanire Osagie; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige;
Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Industry, Trade and
Investment, Niyi Adebayo; Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management
Others are Minister of State, Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo,
Minister of State Mines and Steel, Uche Ogar, while other ministers are
attending virtually from their various offices.