Overview The Federal Executive Council Meeting : President Muhammadu Buhari the president of Nigeria and Chairman Federal Executive Council who appointed The Cabinet members and oversees Federal Ministries, each responsible for some aspect of providing government services, as well as a number of parastatals
Overview The Federal Executive Council
The Federal Executive Council, and the cabinet of Nigeria is the Executive Branch of the Government of Nigeria. The Cabinet members are appointed by the President and report to the President only.
The Cabinet oversees Federal Ministries, each responsible for some aspect of providing government services, as well as a number of parastatals (government-owned corporations).
The Federal Executive Council of Nigeria
Federal Executive Council of Nigeria
Current Members of the Federal Executive Council
Membership of the The Federal Executive Council
Chairman: President Muhammadu Buhari
Vice Chairman: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria – Babachir David Lawal
Federal Minsters and Ministers of State
The ministries and parastatals are staffed by career civil servants. Each is headed by a Permanent Secretary, a senior civil servant appointed by the Head of the Civil Service. The Permanent Secretary is accountable to a Minister, who sits in the Cabinet and reports to the President.
The Minister is appointed by the President subject to approval by the Senate and is responsible for policy, while the Permanent Secretary is responsible for implementation of policy.
the constitution, there must be one Cabinet member from each of the 36 states in Nigeria, although there are currently 25 ministries. To ensure representation from each state, a Minister is often assisted by a Minister of State.