President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Mr. Benjamin Akabueze as Director-General (DG) of the Budget Office of the Federation, Thecitypulsenews reports.
Mr. 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 Office on June 10th, 2016 by Mr. President, to handle the different issues in the Budget office at that time.
His tenure renewal is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi, special adviser to minister of Finance, budget and national planning.
According to the statement, his appointment would expire June 10th, 2020.
“The Budget Office is currently undergoing several reforms under the leadership of Akabueze towards improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Budget office of the Federation.
Akabueze has a track record of sterling performance and it is due to his achievements that Mr. President has approved Akabueze’s tenure to be renewed for another term in order to institutionalise the achievements for a sustainable improvement in the Budget Office of the Federation,” the statement added.