Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president has appointed Seun Onigbinde, the co-founder of BudgIT, as a Technical Adviser in the Ministry of Budget and National Planning.
Eye9ja reports that the Communication Associate of BudgIT, Shakir Akorede, confirmed the news in a report monitored on The PUNCH on Friday.
Te Communication Associate of BudgIT said, while the news was true, it had nothing to do with BudgIT which is still dedicated to holding government accountable.
Akorede in a statement said, “It’s true, however, I need to point out that this has nothing to do with BudgIT. As you may recall, Seun has been absent from the company for some time. This is a situation that affects Seun as a person, nothing to do with BudgIT.
“This is in his personal capacity as a Nigerian.”