A meeting of the Council of State presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding inside the Presidential Villa. Although, all living past Presidents and Heads of Government are members of the Council, former President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Shehu Shagari and former military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida are however absent.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.) and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), are present at the meeting which is the third of such under Buhari.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President and some many State Governors are also present at the meeting.