‘I Did Not Resign Because Of Social Media Outrage’

Seun Onigbinde has taken to Twitter to reveal that his decision to resign from the Buhari-led administration had nothing to do with the attacks he received online following his appointment.

Onigbinde, who is the Co-founder of BudgIT, announced his resignation as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, yesterday.

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Onigbinde tendered his resignation following the heat that came with his appointment being announced. Many Nigerians felt he was being a hypocrite by taking a job with the government he has openly criticized and worked against.

Taking to Twitter to set the record straight, Onigbinde tweeted;

Kindly note that it is not the online anger or rage that made me resign. 90% of the comments I had no chance to read. I believe an atmosphere of mutual trust is critical for whatever I dream of. God bless”.

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