President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday signed Executive Order 11 on National Public Buildings Maintenance.
Buhari gave assent to the document before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council held at the State House in Abuja.
He ordered all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) of government to establish maintenance departments, in line with the provisions of the new Executive Order.
Buhari presided over the Council meeting attended by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo;Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan.
Ministers in attendance were Lai Mohammed (Information and Culture), Zainab Ahmed (Finance, Budget, and NationalPlanning), Babatunde Fashola (Works and Housing), Ogbonnaya Onu (Science and Technology),Pauline Talen (Women Affairs), and Suleiman Adamu (Water Resources).
Others were Hadi Sirika (Aviation), Isa Pantami (Communications and Digital Economy), Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba (State for Education), and Mohammed Abdullahi (Science and Technology).