Office of the Auditor General for the Federation
Profile: Osonuga Timothy Adedeji


Born on March 23rd 1956.He is from ijebu north east Local Government, Ogun State. He is a graduate of New Castle Polytechnic, UK and Glasgow college of Technology, Scotland respectively. In 1981 Mr. Osonuga become an associate member of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply (U.K), He also became an Associate member of the Institute of chartered Accountants of Nigeria (A CA) and Associate of Institute of chartered Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI ). Mr. Osonuga was confirmed with the Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA) and also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI).
He joined the office of the Auditor General for the Federation on the 31st December 1985. He is currently the Director, Treasury Auditor.

He had served the office in Various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the federal Government of Nigeria such as Resident Auditor, Federal Ministry of Special Duties, 1986 -1988; Resident Auditor-Federal Inland Revenue Service, 1995-1997; He also served as a Deputy Director of Audit at the Extra- Ministerial Department from 1998 to 2008.Mr. Osonuga had the privilege of attending numerous course and workshop both within and outside the country, a development that has adeptly prepared him for effective service.

He has also served in various committees such as:
(A) Representative of the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (Nigeria Representative) in the Audit of Accounts for the year ended 31st Niamey Niger Republic.
(B) Member, standing Budget committee, Office Auditor-General for the federation, Extra- Ministerial Department, 2000-2006.
(C) Chairman, Audit Team on special Audit of the Accounts of National Population Commission, Abuja, November, 2005.
(D) Chairman, Audit Team on Special Audit of the Accounts of National Health Insurance Scheme, Abuja, November, 2006.
(E) Chairman, Committee for the Review of the Auditor-General’s Report (Part II) for financial years 2002-2007.
(F) Examiner of Management Accounting & Government Accounting 1989 -1995.
(G) Chief Examiner of Public Sector Accounting & Finance 1996   till Date.
Mr. OSONUGA has had the privilege of attending numerous and workshops within and the country.
He is happily married with children.