Dr. Ona Ekhomu, a well-known private security expert, has died, according to reports.
After falling ill a few weeks ago, Ona Ekhomu died on Monday night.
His wife, according to reports, notified his colleagues at the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON) about two weeks ago that he had contracted COVID-19.
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“She alerted industry players to his COVID infection and asked for prayers for her husband.
“However, we received the sad news of his death on Monday night this morning,” a source told The Nation.
Dr. Ona Ekhomu ‘s most recent post on Facebook was five days ago, when he shared novelist Chimamanda Adichie’s TED talk from 2020, which chronicled her experience with a roommate in the United States.
Ekhomu was the chairman of Transworld Security Systems and a founding member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International in Nigeria, having been born in March 1955.
In both Nigeria and Africa, he held several leadership positions in the private security sector.
His family had yet to make an official announcement at the time of this report.