Former president Jonathan loses Chief of Staff

Retired Brigadier General Jones Oladeinde Arogbofa, a former Chief of Staff to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has passed away at the age of 72.

The retired military officer, born on November 10, 1952, in Oka-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, died on Saturday morning. The details surrounding his death are currently unclear.

Brigadier General Arogbofa was commissioned into the Nigerian Army in 1973 and had a distinguished military career. He served as Chief of Staff to President Goodluck Jonathan from February 10, 2014, to May 29, 2015.

The late Arogbofa received education from prominent institutions, including Obafemi Awolowo University, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Alabama, United States Army Command and General Staff College, University of Lagos, and University of Ibadan. After he retired from the military, he remained active in various capacities.

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