Popular private security expert, Dr Ona Ekhomu, has died after a brief illness. Ekhomu died on Monday night after he took ill some weeks ago.
According to reports, his wife contacted his colleagues in the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria about two weeks ago notifying them of her husband’s condition.
Born in March 1955, Ekhomu was the Chairman, Transworld Security Systems and a founding member of the American Society for Industry Security (ASIS) International in Nigeria.
He was the Sub-editor of Bendel Newspapers Corporation, Benin City, Nigeria, 1974-1975. Program planner Iowa Department Transportation, Ames, 1978-1979. President Pittsburgh Trading Company, 1986, Trans-World Consultant, Inc., Pittsburgh, since 1978, Trans-World Security Company, Pittsburgh, since 1984.
The 66year old held several leadership positions in the private security sector both in Nigeria and Africa before his demise.
At the time of filing this report, his family was yet to make an official announcement.