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Ona Ekhomu Biography , Death , Children, Net Worth and More Facts



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Dr. Ona Ekhomu, a well-known private security expert, has died, according to  Ejes Gist News. .

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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Ona Ekhomu Biography , Security analyst dies at 66

“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..


Here are some facts about Dr. Ona Ekhomu, a well-known Nigerian security expert:

Ona Ekhomu Biography

  1. Born March 26th 1955 in Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria.
  2. Ekhomu was the first chartered security professional in West Africa.
  3. His father’s  name is Augustine Ogbeni and Ekhomu mother’s name is Cecilia Edowaye Ekhomu.
  4. Author of the highly acclaimed book on security awareness: Effective Personal & Corporate Security (2009), Kidnap: Face to face with death (2014).
  5. He was also president of the Association of Industrial Security and Safety Operators of Nigeria (AISSON) and the Africa Representative of the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO).
  6. A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) No. 14210 and Certified Protection Professional (CPP) No. 8851, Dr. Ekhomu attended Western Boys’ High School, Benin City, Edo State, 1972; Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, 1974; obtained the BA (History) from Voorhees College, Denmark, South Carolina USA 1977; M.A (Political Science) from the Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 1979; and PhD (Public and International Affairs – Policy Management) from the University of Pittsburgh, USA 1985. Ekhomu also attended the Security Officer Training Academy of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania USA (1986).
  7. He obtained the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 235 Lethal Weapons Licence in 1986.
  8. In February 2014, Ekhomu was honored with the Security Pioneer Award by the Port Harcourt Chapter of ASIS International. In January 2011, he received the Quarter Century of Service Award from ASIS International.
  9. Ekhomu got married to his Wife, Victoria Omonigho Esangbedo and bless with children.
  10. Ekhomu died Monday night after he took ill some weeks ago at the age of 66.

Ona Ekhomu Biography 

Ekhomu, Ona was born on March 26, 1955 in Irrua, Nigeria. Came to the United States, 1975. Son of Augustine Ogbeni and Cecilia Edowaye Ekhomu.


Name Dr. Ona Ekhomu
Date of birth March 26, 1955 Irrua, Nigeria
State of origin Edo state
Nationality American, Nigerian
Age 66 years
Death August 09, 2021
Wife Victoria Omonigho Esangbedo
Mother Cecilia Edowaye Ekhomu
Father Augustine Ogbeni Ekhomu
Children Isi, Ona Junior, Omonigho.
Religion Catholic
Net worth Unknown


Ona Ekhomu profile 

Ona Ekhomu, Nigerian, American consulting company executive. Doctoral fellow, University Pittsburgh, 1979. Member National Fire Protection Association, American Management Association, American Society Industrial Security, Academy Security Educators & Trainers, East Liberty (Pennsylvania) Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Phi Alpha (certified achievement 1977), Omega Psi Phi (certified achievement 1977). Lodges: Rotary.

Ona Ekhomu Education

  • 1974 , Nigerian Institute Journalism, Diploma.
  • 1977,  Voorhees College,cum laude Bachelor of Arts .
  • 1979 lowa State University, Master of Arts
  • 1985, University Pittsburgh, Doctor of Philosophy

Ona Ekhomu Career

Diploma, Nigerian Institute Journalism, 1974. Bachelor summa cum laude, Voorhees College, 1977. Master of Arts, lowa State University, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1985.


Ona Ekhomu profession

Sub-editor Bendel Newspapers Corporation, Benin City, Nigeria, 1974-1975. Program planner lowa Department Transportation, Ames, 1978 1979. President Pittsburgh Trading Company, 1986, Trans-World Consultant, Inc., Pittsburgh, since 1978, Trans-World Security Company, Pittsburgh, since 1984.

Managing director Trans-World Consultant, Ltd., Benin City, since 1978. Board directors Pandora Corporation, Pittsburgh.

Ona Ekhomu Achievements

Ona Ekhomu has been listed as a noteworthy consulting company executive by Marquis Who’s

Other Interests

  • Karate, jogging, ping pong/table tennis.

Ona Ekhomu Family , Wife , Children 

Ona Ekhomu Wife

Ona Ekhomu Married to Victoria Omonigho Esangbedo, December 19, 1981.

Ona Ekhomu Children 

  • Children: Isi, Ona Junior, Omonigho.
  • child: Omonigho Ekhomu
  • child: Ona Junior Ekhomu
  • child: Isi Ekhomu

Ona Ekhomu Mother:

  • Cecilia Edowaye Ekhomu
  • Spouse: Victoria Omonigho Esangbedo

Ona Ekhomu Net Worth

Ona Ekhomu net worth is unavailable at the time of this publication

Ona Ekhomu Father

Augustine Ogbeni Ekhomu

Ona Ekhomu Death 

Ona Ekhomu  Died on August 09, 2021 , after brief illness

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