President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in seven board members for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other related offences (ICPC).
The swearing-in took place shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House in Abuja on Wednesday.
The reappointed ICPC board members included retired Justice Adamu Bello (Katsina), Hannatu Mohammed (Jigwa), Olubukola Balogun (Lagos), Obiora Samuel Igwedibia (Anambra), Abdullahi Saidu (Niger), Yahaya Umar Dauda (Nasarawa) and Grace Chinyere (Rivers).
This is the first FEC meeting since last month’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Physically present at the meeting were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari; National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd).
Ministers who physically attending the meeting, included the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Malam Abubakar Malami; Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige; Agriculture, Mahmood Mohammed; Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi; Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu; Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Dr Zainab Ahmed; Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu; and the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunimbe Mamora.