By Babalola Olajide
Obadiah Mailafia, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has died.
Mr. Mailafia, 64, died of an unexplained illness on Sunday morning.
John Hayab, a friend of Mr Mailafia’s, confirmed his death to Leadership newspaper.
Mr Hayab is also the chairman of the Kaduna chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria.
Mr Mailafia was not only a former CBN deputy governor, but he was also a well-known public commentator who was always prepared to give his thoughts on current events.