EFFECT OF BANK INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM ON NON- FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED QUOTED DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN NIGERIA

Segun Kamoru FAKUNMOJU, Isaac Olukayode FASOLA, Paul Femi FASHAGBA, Risikat Ejide AKINBIYI

Abstract

The increasing trend of declined in bank efficiency and operational performance in recent years raised unquestionable concerned and pose serious threats to the stability and survival of deposit money banks across the globe. Studies have shown that most deposit money banks in Nigeria have experienced declined in bank efficiency and operational performance due to weak internal control system thus caused financial losses to banks and loss of public confidence in the banking sector. The main objective of this study examined the effect of bank internal control system components on non-financial performance of selected quoted deposit money banks in Nigeria. The study employed a survey research design with population of 568 staff and the sample size used was 292 using Cochran sample size determination. The reliability coefficient ranged from 0.71 to 0.94. The study found out that internal control system components have significant effect on bank efficiency and operational performance of the selected quoted deposit money banks with (P<5%). The study concluded that internal control system has effect on bank operational performance and efficiency. The study recommended that the management should ensure that their banks have strong internal control environment where internal control activities inform of policies and procedures are adequate in order to achieve operational performance and bank efficiency. 

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