Police Service Commission Mourns Jombo-Ofor, Expresses Shock Over His Sudden Death

By Ikechukwu Ani

The Police Service Commission regrets to formally announce the death of Dr. Nkemka Osimiri Jombo-ofor, an Honourable Commissioner representing the South East and the Organized Private Sector. He died on Wednesday June 3, 2020, in Enugu, at the age of 70, after a brief illness.

Jombo-ofor was sworn into office as a member of the Musiliu Smith led present Commission inaugurated by Mr. President on July 25, 2018. He was, until his death, the Chairman of the Commission’s Standing Committee on Strategy Development as well as member of several other Standing Committees of the Commission.

A medical doctor by profession, the late Jombo-ofor, hails from Arochukwu, in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. 

He was former President, Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture from 1997 to 2001; Chairman Advisory Council of the Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, Enugu State University of Science and Technology. Until his death, he was the Chairman Board of Trustees, Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture.

He once served as the National President and Council Member of the Institute of Management Consultants and also President, Rotary Club of Enugu South.

The Chairman of the Commission, Alhaji Musiliu Smith who expressed shock on the sudden death of the Commissioner said the Commission will miss his robust contributions during meetings and his far reaching efforts to move the Commission and the Nigeria Police forward. 

He prayed God to grant his gentle soul eternal rest and give his family the fortitude to bear this irreparable and shocking loss.

Dr. Jombo-Ofor was

 married to Hon. Justice Ifeoma Jombo-Ofor of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division and the family is blessed with three children.

Information about the burial arrangements will soon be communicated by the family.


 Ani is Head, Press and Public Relations, PSC

Friday, June 5th, 2020