Christopher Nyong

Country: Nigeria

Mr. Nyong has devoted 22 years of his career to public financial management system out of which he served as Auditor-General of Cross River State for 17 years. During this period, he also performed the role of Activity Executing Agency (AEA) for Development Partner Projects, including the World Bank -State Governance and Capacity Building Project, European Union - State Reforming Institutions Project and EU-Funded/World Bank-Managed State and Local Governance Project.

In collaboration with the Cross River State Government (CRSG), Mr. Nyong facilitated the establishment of the CRSG/ICAN Tuition Centre where candidates are prepared for the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria {ICAN). The Centre has produced over 600 chartered accountants since its inception in August 2008.

He was a member of the Governing Council of ICAN 2008-2011. He also served in various committees of the Institute. He was Chairman, Accountants’ Investigation Panel. He was Chairman, Calabar and District Society of ICAN from 2004-2010.

As a Trainer, Mr. Nyong was a Facilitator to the Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC) on Bank Audit, a Facilitator to ICAN’s MPCE on Public Sector Accounting and Paper Presenter on public financial management reforms within and outside Nigeria.

Mr. Nyong has ten years’ experience in banking as Financial Controller, Branch Manager and Head of Energy Sector with Cooperative Development Bank PLC and Chartered Bank PLC.

He is currently, Presiding Chairman, FAAC Sub-Committee on IPSAS Implementation in Nigeria and Deputy Chairman, ICAN Accountability Index Steering Committee.

His Technical Advisor is Iheanyi Anyahara.


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