The Federal Executive  Council has approved  measures to check rising cost of food in the  country based on a preliminary report from the Interministerial Committee set up last week to look into the problem.

The council also approved measures to enhance the activities of tomato farmers in the country with a view to boosting  local production of the commodity.

It was also revealed at the meeting that President Muhammadu Buhari is not ill and not in any hospital as being speculated in some quarters.