President Buhari Appoints Ben Akabueze As DG Budget Office
President Buhari has approved the appointment of his Special Adviser on Planning, Mr Ben Akabueze as the new Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation. Mr. Akabueze takes over from Mr Tijani Mohammed Abdullahi who will now serve as Special Adviser to the President on Planning and will continue to work with the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
Akabueze was one-time Lagos state commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget. Akabueze and Abdullahi joined the Ministry of Budget and National Planning in February this year.