According to reports reaching Oyogist.com, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, is dead.
The cause of his death hasn’t been confirmed yet but reports gathered has it that he died after a brief illness.
A fierce critic of the Buhari administration, Mailafia contested the 2019 presidential election under the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
He worked at the African Development Bank (AFDB) and served as CBN deputy governor between 2005 and 2007.
Born on December 24, 1956 in Randa village, Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, his father Baba Mailafia Gambo Galadima, an evangelist with the Evangelical Reformed Church of Central Nigeria.