BudgIT celebrates ten years of impact

BudgIT Foundation, a civic-tech organisation making public data and budget more comprehensible, on Tuesday, kick-started the week-long celebration of ten years of civic innovation and social impact.

The anniversary tagged “A decade of civic-innovation and social impact” began with an anniversary lecture and award ceremony as well as a book launch in Abuja.

Slated to run from September 13 to 18, the anniversary is expected to host a series of signature events like hackathon, dinner and awards ceremony.

Speaking at Tuesday’s event, BudgIT’s lead director and co-founder, Oluseun Onigbinde, appraised the organisation’s journey over the decade.

He noted that resilience amid challenges has made the organisation to continue to drive fiscal transparency in the public sector.

“Despite the challenges, BudgIT has recorded significant achievements while facilitating improved fiscal transparency and accountability through social advocacy, civic innovation, institutional engagements, partnerships and active citizen mobilization,” Mr Onigbinde said in an earlier statement.

“We have played a major role in defining the landscape of Nigeria’s civic-tech space…

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