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CHIEF (MRS.) VICTORIA OMONIGHO EKHOMU

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CHIEF (MRS.) VICTORIA OMONIGHO EKHOMU

CPP, PFSO, MPA, FNIIS, AMP, KSM

Dame, Chief (Mrs.) Victoria Omonigho Ekhomu was born December 18, 1958 in Igueben Edo State. She is the Managing Director of Trans-World Security Systems Ltd, Lagos based asset Protection Company. The Executive Vice-President of School of Management & Security, the foremost Training Institution in Nigeria. She is also ASIS International’s African Advisory Council Chairman, thereby presiding over Africa. She is the immediate past Senior Regional Vice President for West, Central & Northern Africa., for ASIS International from 2010- Dec.2015. Regional Vice President for West, Central Africa, from 2008-2010. She also was the Chapter Chairman for ASIS, after having served as Program Chairman, and Secretary. ASIS International is the world’s largest professional security body, with over 38,000 members.

Mrs. Ekhomu attended the University of Pittsburgh USA, (MPA 1986); the University of Lagos, (BA 1979). In September 2005, she earned the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation from the Professional Certification Board of ASIS International, USA, the highest professional Certification, worldwide. She attended the Advanced Management Program of the Lagos Business School (2001). She is a Trustee of AISSON (Association of Industrial Security & Safety Operators of Nigeria). A fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Industrial Security; and a trustee of the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). Victoria, is the immediate President of LBS/AMP12 Class (Lagos Business School) and the National President of SMAGOGA (St Maria Goretti Old Girl’s Association).

Victoria has served as the Vice-President of Trans-World Consultants Ltd. since 1982. Since 1991, she has served as a director of Trans-World Security Systems Inc. of Chicago, Illinois USA. She was appointed Executive Vice-President of Trans-World Security Systems of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA from 1984 -1988. She was formerly an instructor in her alma mater, St. Maria Goretti Girls’ School, Benin City (1981) and she served as a sub-editor in the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna (1979-80).

The Yeye Fiwagboye of Ilewo, is a Lifetime Member of “Cambridge’s “Who is Who” and a biography of “Who’s Who in Finance and Industry” and “Who’s Who in the World.” She has been honored as the Female Director of the Year 1997; Volunteer Leadership Award 1999 and Most Valuable Professional Award 2000 by the American Society for Industrial Security. (Nigeria Chapter).

She is the first Nigerian woman to be appointed to the Awards Committee of ASIS International worldwide and in May 2005 she was conferred with the Diamond Award for Professional Excellence. She is the founder of the Good Samaritan Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of accident victims. Mrs. Ekhomu is a member of the Editorial Board of the Security Watch Africa Magazine.