BREAKING: BudgIT CEO, Seun Onigbinde Resigns Over Outrage On Appointment |


Co-founder and chief executive of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, has resigned as a technical adviser at the Federal ministry of budget and national planning.

Mr Onigbinde his decision in a tweet on Monday.

“It is clear that recent media reports about my appointment have created a complex narrative, which I believe would engender an atmosphere of mistrust, as I planned to proceed.

“Upon further reflections on the furore that has been generated by my new role as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, I humbly resign the appointment.

“I am very grateful to the Honourable Minister, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, for believing in my expertise and I also thank everyone who sent his or her congratulations to me in the short period. I have also been humbled by the faith and belief that numerous persons have expressed in me,” he wrote partly.

The BudgIT boss, known to have been vocal in his criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, came under intense attack on social media for accepting the appointment.

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