BREAKING: Former CBN Deputy Governor, Obadiah Mailafia Di€s at 64

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia and equally a Nigerian Economist has just passed on.


Mr Mailafia hailed from Randa, in the Christian-dominated Southern Kaduna and taught economics at different institutions.


He spent the latter part of his years advocating for a solution to the protracted k*llings in Southern Kaduna, which had been linked to arm€d herdsmen of Fulani origin.

He became a frontline cr*tic of President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies as part of his advocacy and was recently invited by the State Security Service to explain some of his on-air comments about deliberate viol€nce across the country.


Mr. Obadiah Mailafia, passed away on Sunday morning September 19, 2021 at the National Hospital, Abuja.

“He was certified d€ad by a medical doctor at the nation’s foremost public health facility,” says The Gazette.


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