Former Chief of Staff to ex-President Jonathan, Oladeinde Arogbofa is dead


Jones Oladeinde Arogbofa, a retired Brigadier General in the Nigerian Army who served as Chief of Staff to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has passed away.

Arogbofa, born on November 10, 1952, in Oka-Akoko, Ondo State, reportedly died on Saturday morning at the age of 72.

Although details surrounding his demise remain unclear, Arogbofa was commissioned into the Nigerian Army in 1973.

He assumed the role of Chief of Staff for former President Jonathan from February 10, 2014, to May 29, 2015.

Arogbofa was an alumnus of several prestigious institutions, including Obafemi Awolowo University, Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Alabama, the United States Army Command and General Staff College, the University of Lagos, and the University of Ibadan.

At the time of his passing, Arogbofa served as the Chairman of the Centre for Research, Information Management, and Media Development (CRIMMD).