(NIGERIA) JUST IN: Obadiah Mailafia, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is dead.Details of his death are still sketchy but sources told Daily Trust that he died after a brief illness #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Sept.20: In the top video below, he says that a governor of a Nigerian state is the commander of Boko Haram, and that it is working toward civil war in Nigeria. This murder will likely help bring that war closer…..

#AceDailyNews reports that a Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, who spoke against persecution of Christians, is found dead according to the Daily Trust, September 19, 2021:

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….

Although he had made his mark as a technocrat, Mailafia became very famous in the country after he granted an interview where he said he was informed that a governor was the commander of Boko Haram….

In September 2020, Mailafia warned that his life was in danger:

“My life now in danger says Mailafia as DSS invites him for the third time,” by Vincent Ufuoma, ICIR Nigeria, September 11, 2020:

THE Department of Security Service (DSS) has again invited Obadiah Mailafia, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for further interrogation over his comments on Boko Haram sponsorship.
Chidi Odinkalu, a former Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) who disclosed this on Twitter on Friday said that Mailafia has been asked to appear at the DSS office in Jos, Plateau State on Monday, September 14.

“#Breaking: #Nigeria‘s #SecretPolice, #SSS, has ordered Dr. Obadiah Mailafia to report again for further interrogation to their office in Jos, Plateau State on Monday, 14 Sept 2020, at 11:00 hrs. His case against @PoliceNG on the same matter is pending,” Chidi said.

Maliafia had in an interview with Nigeria Info, an Abuja based radio station in August claimed that one of the serving governors in Northern Nigeria is the sponsor of Boko Haram insurgency.

He was thereafter invited for questioning and clarification on Wednesday by the DSS).

Mailfia who has been to court to challenge an invitation by the criminal investigation unit of the Police asking him to appear for criminal investigation confirmed his recent invitation by the DSS to The Nation newspapers on Friday.

He said that his life has been in danger, alleging that certain political forces were bent on silencing him for speaking the truth.

“I have once again (for the 3rd time) been ordered to appear before the DSS at their Jos HQ this coming Monday 14th September at 11.00 am,” Mailafia

“This is in addition to our battle in court, as my lawyer appears before a Jos High Court on Friday, September 11, seeking a restraining order against the DIG Criminal Investigations Department (CID) who are also pursuing me.”

The former CBN Deputy Governor said all his public life as a civil servant, he had no criminal record even when he worked abroad….

#AceNewsDesk report ……….Published: Sept.20: 2021:

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