Popular Nigerian security expert and public speaker, Ubong King, has reportedly passed on in Lagos in the early hours of 26th December 2020 due to COVID-19 complications. King, the vocal founder of Protection Plus Security Limited was said to have tested positive for COVID-19.
King was a former chairman of The American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS) International Chapter 206, Lagos. The amiable King facilitated and spoke at leadership and management retreats within and outside Nigeria.
Ubong King began his career as a volunteer guard in the protocol department of the church he was attending at the time. King also worked as a consultant in a piggery, before venturing into the security industry. King went on to start Protection Plus Security Limited.
Ubong also curated the ‘ThinknationXX’ annual event that gathered people across Nigeria and Africa to help them with mental shift for business growth.
He is survived by his wife, Unyime Ivy-King, and four children.
His wife wrote on Facebook:
May his gentle soul rest in peace.
I will forever cherish and meditate on these words from thinkation 2019. I worked with you during this event, coached and mentored by you Sir Ubong King, the Trouble Maker. Rest in peace Brother. #RIPUbongKing pic.twitter.com/f1Z31rwZ7o
— Youngichu™❁ (@youngichu) December 27, 2020