Abuja, Nigeria (20 April 2005)— In the wake of security regulations worldwide, the need to promote information technology (IT) controls and education has inspired IT and business professionals in Abuja, Nigeria, to form a chapter of ISACA®® (ISACA®).
“We want to communicate to management, auditors and information systems professionals about the importance of establishing controls over information,” said Wahir A. Mshelia, president of Abuja Chapter and deputy governor with the Central Bank of Nigeria. “Adequate controls help ensure an effective, successful organization.”
With more than 35,000 members in more than 100 countries, ISACA (www.isaca.org) is a recognized worldwide leader in IT governance, control, security and assurance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, publishes the Information Systems Control Journal, and develops international information systems auditing and control standards. The association administers the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation, earned by more than 38,000 professionals since its inception, and the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) designation, earned by 5,100 professionals in its first two years.
The 50-member Abuja Chapter will hold meetings on the second Saturday of each month at 4 p.m. at plot 443 Kumasi Crescent off Aminu Kano Crescent Wuse II Abuja. Chapter officers include:
President—Wahir A. Mshelia, FCA
Vice president—Ikechukwu C. Eke, CISA, FCA
Secretary—John Odekina, Itaha, CISM
Treasurer—Adeyinka Olutungase, CA
For additional information, visit www.isaca.org, or contact John Odekina, Itaha, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deborah Vohasek, ISACA, +1.847.590.7466, email@example.com
Kristen Bertholomey, ISACA, +1.847.590.7455, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Odekina, Itaha, +0.803.332.6672
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