A special session of the Federal Executive Council held today, Thursday after the meeting failed to hold on Wednesday as usual.
 
The meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari was to consider the 2018 budget proposal.
 
But significantly, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who had been in the eye of the storm over the sudden reinstatement of wanted Abdulrasheed Maina, was absent.
 
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, who were also mentioned in the matter were however present.