Mr. Benjamin Akabueze

Adeshina Michael

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

Mr. Akabueze, popularly known as Ben, was first appointed as a Special Adviser Planning (SAP) to the President on February 15th, 2016.

He was later re-deployed & appointed as DG Budget, June 10th, 2016 by Mr. President, to handle the nagging issues in the Budget office at that time.

His current tenure would expire on June 10th, 2020.

However, a statement from the Federal Ministry of Finance said the Budget Office is currently undergoing several reforms under the leadership of Akabueze.

The statement added that Akabueze has a track record of sterling performance and it is due to his achievements that Mr. President has approved the renewal of his tenure.