Ex-CBN Deputy Governor Obadiah Mailafia is Dead

A renowned economist and deputy governor or the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, has died.

Mailafia, age 64, is said to have died on Sunday morning at the National Hospital, Abuja, where was certified dead by a medical doctor.

Hailed from Randa, in Southern Kaduna, Mailafia has spent his recent years in speaking against the activities of deadly Fulani terrorists who have masterminded killings among his people.

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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