- The former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Godwin Obuah, is dead
- Obuah died late Thursday, April 13, at the National Hospital, Abuja, after suffering “massive heart attack”
The former chief security officer to ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Godwin Obuah is dead.
According to The Cable Obuah died late Thursday, April 13, at the National Hospital, Abuja, after suffering “massive heart attack”.
NAIJ.com gathered that the Department of State Services (DSS) had arrested Obuah two months after Jonathan left office.
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To protest his detention, Obuah embarked on hunger strike. He was released later after his lawyer raised the alarm over his health condition when he fell ill.
Obuah was accused of benefiting from an oil bunkering deal, an allegation he denied but the panel which investigated him was dissatisfied with his explanation and recommended his dismissal from the DSS.
In a previous report by NAIJ.com, Obuah dismissed reports that emerged in the media on Tuesday morning, July 21, 2015, that he died in the custody of the DSS.
Jonathan's former CSO was in SSS detention since July 16, 2015 and was reportedly denied access to his doctor, family. The lawyer claimed that Obua was denied his medications for hypertension and diabetes.
Nigerians have however reacted to the news. Read their comments below:
In this NAIJ.com video below, a Nigerian said that former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan was never a bad president.