Budgit’s founder, Seun Onigbinde appointed Technical adviser in Budget ministry

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

Budgit co-founder, Seun Onigbinde, has been appointed as a Technical Adviser in the Ministry of Budget and National Planning.

Communication Associate of Budgit, Shakir Akorede, confirmed the news to The PUNCH on Friday in a telephone conversation.

He said, while the news was true, it had nothing to do with Budgit which is still dedicated to holding government accountable.

Akorede 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,” Akorede insisted.

Onigbinde co-founded Budgit, a social enterprise dedicated to calling for fiscal transparency in government.

THE PUNCH

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