Christopher Nyong

Country: Nigeria

Christopher Nyong became a member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board in 2017.

Mr. Nyong is currently Auditor-General of Cross River State, Nigeria, a position he has held since June 2003. He is also a member of the Federation Account Allocation Committee Sub-committee on IPSAS adoption an implementation in Nigeria, where he provides leadership on IPSAS adoption in the country. He was Chair of the Body of Federal and State Auditors-General in Nigeria from 2007 until 2013. He has ten years of experience in banking as Financial Controller, Head of Energy Sector, and Branch Manager, Cooperative Development Bank Plc, Chartered Bank Plc. 

Mr. Nyong served on the Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria from 2008 until 2011. He was Chair of the Institute’s Accountants Investigating Panel from 2010 until 2011. As Deputy Chair of ICAN (The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria) Accountability Index Steering Committee, Mr. Nyong facilitated the development and implementation of accountability framework for assessing public finance management practices in Nigeria.

In collaboration with the Government of Cross River State, Mr. Nyong established a tuition centre where candidates are prepared for the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. The Centre has produced over 300 Chartered Accountants since its establishment in August 2008.

He has been listed in Who’s Who in Cross River State, Nigeria.  

Mr. Nyong has a master's degree in accounting, a master's degree in business administration, and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He holds CPFA, CFE, and FCA credentials.

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