David was born on 23rd Nov. 1959 and holds a Doctorate Degrees (ph.D) in Business Administration with specialty in conflict Management from the Leads City University, Ibadan in 2007,  Msc in Computer and Information Science (Artificial Intelligence) in 2002, MBA in Business Administration in 2001 ,  HND in Accountancy in 1986  from The Federal Polytechnic, Idah.

He worked with the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) formerly NEPA from the beginning of his career and rose through the ranks from an Audit Officer in 1988 till he became an Assistant General Manager (Audit) in 2009.

He moved to NAPTIN in 2009 as a Deputy Director (Audit) and rose to become the Director (Audit) in 2013. David Unuigbokhai has over 28 years of working experience as an Auditor and has attended various professional courses both locally and internationally. He is a member and Fellow of many professionally body including Institute of Chartered and Economics Nigeria & Ghana, Institute of Fraud Examiners, Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered). David have also received several notable awards like Economics Achiever Merit Award, Justice of Peace (JP), Edo State Government, Benin – City, Letter of commendation from Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Distinguished ALUMNI Award – Federal Polytechnic, Idah, NYSC Special Award for Distinguished Service.                                                               

David is married with children.