Admiral Aikhomu Dies From ‘COVID-19’ Complications




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Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu (rtd), a former Chief of Naval Administration is dead, according to The Nation.

Aikhomu, 65, passed on Thursday morning in allegedly from COVID-19 complications.

The deceased who was younger brother to former Vice President, Admiral Augustus Aikhomu (rtd), was until death, chairman of Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS), a company his late brother founded businessman Captain Hosa Okunbo.

Aikhomu was also a member of the investigative panel on arms procurement between 2007 and 2015 which was set up by during first tenure.

According to sources, death has thrown the navy community into mourning as Aikhomu was considered a mobile encyclopedia on maritime operations and logistics in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) region.