BREAKING: Former CBN Deputy Governor Obadiah Mailafia Dies At 64
Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has died.
Mailafia, 64, died on Sunday morning at the National Hospital in Abuja, according to reports.
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“I am heartbroken by the departure of my dear friend and brother Mr. Obadiah Mailafiya who was one of the most prominent and progressive voices in our country,”
Fani-Kayode wrote on his Twitter page, confirming his death.
“He died this morning, according to the information I received. He was a strong nationalist, a Nigerian believer, and a sweet and loving soul.”
Dr. Mailafia died on Sunday morning at the National Hospital Abuja from an illness that has yet to be revealed, according to Ms Ndi Kato, the Middle Belt Forum’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary.
Details and a formal statement from the family will be released later.