Obadiah Mailafia, Former CBN Deputy Governor Dies Aged 64

Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is dead.

The 64-year old renowned Public Affairs Analyst and presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress in the 2019 presidential election reportedlyied on Sunday morning at the National Hospital Abuja.

Recall that Obadiah Mailafia stirred controversy after he granted an interview accusing most top government officials of sponsoring terrorism in Nigeria.

Confirming his death, Fani-Kayode on his Twitter page wrote: “I am saddened by the passing of my dear friend & brother Mr. Obadiah Mailafiya who was one of the most powerful and progressive voices in our country. I was informed that he passed on this morning. He was a great nationalist, a believer in Nigeria, a kind and gentle soul.”

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