BREAKING: Ex-Deputy CBN Governor, Obadiah Mailafia is dead
Information reaching Ibom Focus that Ex-Deputy CBN Governor, Obadiah Mailafia is dead
Obadiah Mailafia, a Nigerian economist who served as deputy governor of Nigeria’s central bank, has died, Ibom Focus learnt from family sources.
According to a source, the 64-year-old former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) died at the National Hospital Abuja. Ibom Focus reports
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 killings in Southern Kaduna, which had been linked to armed herdsmen of Fulani origin.
He became a frontline critic 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 violence across the country.
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