Ministers physically present at the Council meeting are Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami; Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; and the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Mohammed Bello, Water Resources, Sulieman Adamu.
Also physically attending the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd).
The Head of Service of the Federation (HoSF), Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, and the other ministers are joining via video from their various offices.
Meanwhile, before the commencement of the meeting, President Buhari swore-in 12 Permanent Secretaries at the Council Chambers.
The permanent secretaries were appointed in June in a statement issued by the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr Yemi-Esan.
The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries and their states are: Belgore Shuaib Mohammad Lomido, Kwara; Akinlade Oluwatoyin, Kogi; Ekpa Anthonia Akpabio, Cross River; Alkali Bashir Nura, Kano; Ardo Babayo Kumo, Gombe and Anyanwutaku Adaora lfeoma, Anambra.
Others are: Udoh Moniloja Omokunmi, Oyo; Hussaini Babangida, Jigawa; Mohammed Aliyu Ganda, Sokoto; Mahmuda Mamman, Yobe; Meribole Emmanuel Chukwuemeka, Abia and Tarfa Yerima Peter Adamawa.
The President also swore in one Commissioner each for the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC); Idahagbon Henry and Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC); Usman Hassan.