Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a special session of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja.
Also present at the special session which was attended by state governors, were the Chairman of the Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates.
The session was held at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja.
Governors present at the session include Jigawa, Ebonyi, Borno, Ondo, Plateau, Osun, Kano, Ogun, Benue, Gombe, Bauchi, Kogi, Edo, Kwara, Imo, Kaduna and Akwa Ibom States.
Lagos, Oyo, Nasarawa, Kebbi and Rivers States were represented by their deputy governors.
Also at the meeting were the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, Obi of Onitsha, Obi Emeka, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and his Education counterpart, Adamu Adamu, made presentations during the meeting.
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