The news of Mr Onigbinde’s appointment as technical adviser (budget and planning) under the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning broke on Friday.
Onigbinde is known to have been vocal in his criticism of Buhari’s administration.
In 2014, Onigbinde made the list of finalists for the Young Business Leader of the Year Award of CNBC Africa.
Others who made the list included Seth Akumani (Ghana) and Christian Ngan (Cameroon).
Nigerians took to twitter to come really hard for him.
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