Buhari extends Akabueze’s tenure as DG Budget Office

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the tenure of  Benjamin Akabueze as Director-General (DG) of the Budget Office of the Federation.

Akabueze was first appointed as a Special Adviser Planning (SAP) to the President on February 15th, 2016 and later re-deployed and appointed as DG Budget, June 10th, 2016 by Buhari to handle the  issues in the Budget office at that time.

This appointment would expire June 10th, 2020.

The Budget Office is currently undergoing several reforms under the leadership of Akabueze.


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These reforms are expected to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Budget office.


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