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Department of Internal Audit

Mr. Onyia Emmanuel Ndubuisi

Mr. Onyia Emmanuel Ndubuisi, FCA, FCTI is the Director, Internal Audit Department of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN). He is a native of Obinagu in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. He was born on 26th June, 1959. He had his Primary education at central school, Obinagu, Udi from 1967 to 1974 and Secondary School at Boys High School, Awkunanaw, Enugu from 1975 to 1980. Mr Onyia obtained OND and HND both in Accountancy at upper credit level from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu in 1982 and 1985 respectively.

He completed his National Youth Service in 1986. Mr Onyia also obtained a Professional Diploma in Computer Software and Application from Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu in 1991 before obtaining a Post-Graduate Diploma and a Masters degree in Banking and Finance from University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus in 1994 and 1996 respectively, between 1993 and 1996. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

Mr. Onyia started his career as Accountant II with Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme a tripartite World Bank, Federal and State sponsored outfit in 1987. He became Chief Internal Auditor of the Programme in 1993 and served in that capacity up to 30th June, 1999. On 1st July, 1999, he became Deputy Director (Accounts) of the Programme. Mr Onyia joined the services of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria following his appointment as Assistant Director with effect from 2nd September, 2002. He rose to the position of Deputy Director in-charge of Finance on 1st January, 2007.

When the Department of Finance and Accounts was carved out of the then Department of Administration and Finance in 2008, Management appointed him Acting Director of the new Department with effect from 19th November, 2008. On the 10th March, 2011, the Governing Council considered and approved his confirmation as Substantive Director, Finance and Accounts in recognition of his loyalty and dedication to duty, the position he held until 4th March, 2014 when he was deployed to the then Internal Audit unit and now Internal Audit Department as the Director.

Mr Onyia is happily married with three children, a daughter and two sons. Since joining the Council, Mr Onyia had attended various Management and Professional courses both within and outside the country. He is the Chairman of Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU) of ICPC in the Council. He is a member of Senior Staff Promotion Committee (SSPC) of the Council.


The highlight of the summary of the duties and responsibilities of Internal Audit and by extension the Director, Internal Audit department include but not limited to the following:

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