Ex-Central Bank Deputy Governor, Mailafia Was Hounded By Buhari’s Tyrannical Regime Till He Died—Activist, Sowore Mourns

Human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore has mourned a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia.

The 64-year-old improvement economist died on the National Hospital Abuja on Sunday morning.

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Luka Binniyat, spokesman for the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) had stated Mailafia, who took refuge in Makurdi, Benue state, following alleged persistent harassment by the Department of State Services (DSS), fell sick on Saturday and was rushed to an Abuja hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless on Sunday morning.

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The former deputy governor, who was the Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) within the 2019 election, was a recognized authorities critic and had advocated for public sector and change charge reforms.

Mailafia was born on December 24, 1956, within the Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

He later graduated high of his class at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1978 with BSc.

Mailafia was appointed deputy governor of the CBN in 2005 from the African Development Bank (AfDB) the place he served because the chief economist liable for Strategic Planning and Corporate Reporting.

Reacting on Sunday in a Facebook put up and on Twitter, Sowore described the deceased as a robust voice for social justice.

“Dr. Malafia Obadiah is Dead. He was a powerful voice for social justice, although he was said to have died after a ‘protracted illness’, it is however on record that he was hounded till the very end by the lawless DSS agents of the unconscionable and tyrannical regime of Muhammadu Buhari. Rest In Power, Doc! #RevolutionNow #BuhariMustGo,” the activist wrote.

Rest In Power. Doc! #RevolutionNow #BuhariMustGo

— Omoyele Sowore (@YeleSowore) September 19, 2021

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Ex-Central Bank Deputy Governor, Mailafia Was Hounded By Buhari’s Tyrannical Regime Till He Died—Activist, Sowore Mourns

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