Nigeria’s Renowned Security Expert, Ona Ekhomu Is Dead

One of Nigeria’s foremost security experts, and the Chairman of Transworld Security Systems, Chief Dr. Ona Ekhomu has died. Ona Ekhomu was pronounced dead on Monday in Lagos after a brief illness credited to Covid 19 complications.


Born March 26, 1966, the Irrua indigene from Edo State, was a popular face in the Nigeria’s new media, discussing what he was passionate about, the prevalence of insecurity in Nigeria.


Ona Ekhomu authored many books, out of which are: ‘Boko Haram’, ‘Effective Personal & Corporate Security’ (2009), Kidnap: Face to Face with Death (2014) etc.


Before his death, he was the president and a founding member of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON), the Africa Representative of the International Foundation for protection Officers (IFPO), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), the first Chartered Security Professional in West Africa, a Doctorate Degree holder in Philosophy from the University Pittsburgh, among many other honours too numerous to mention.

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