President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, led other members of the Federal Executive Council to observe a minute silence in honour of Abdulkadir.
Inuwa Abdulkadir, a former Minister of Sports and Youth Development, died on Monday.
However, the virtual FEC meeting at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, begins with about 11 ministers while others attended virtually from their offices.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari were also present.
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