Obadiah Mailafia was a Nigerian development economist, central banker and international polymath has died at the age of 64 years old at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja. The Forum said “While the above narration sums up the circumstances under which Dr. Mailafia died, we still await the result of the actual cause of his death. As a nationalist and patriot that he was, Dr. Mailafia was completely dedicated to the emancipation of ethnic nationalities from the clutches of oppression”, added “The economist was never afraid to speak truth to power, just as he remained committed to the enthronement of justice and equity to all citizens across ethnic and religious divides.” Following the news of Obadiah Mailafia’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the former Deputy Governor, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user tweeted “his report which made it to the highest levels of the US government and saved hundreds, maybe thousands of lives in Nigeria, wouldn’t have been possible without input from Dr. Obadiah Mailafia. We have lost him this morning.” Another said “Before his death, Obadiah Mailafia told me in an interview in May that the Muhammadu @MBuhari regime was after his life and that he had gone into hiding. He was lively and eloquent. News of his sudden death is shocking.”
What was Obadiah Mailafia Net Worth?
Obadiah Mailafia Net Worth
$4 Million USD
Obadiah Mailafia was a Nigerian development economist, central banker, and international polymath. He was born on 24 December 1956, in Colonial Nigeria, he is 64 years old. He was a former official of the African Development Bank Group and one-time Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He was the candidate for African Democratic Congress 2019 Nigeria Presidential election. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 1978 with a B.Sc. in Social Sciences degree. He began his career teaching Government and Economics at Akoko Anglican Grammar School.
The estimated Net Worth of Obadiah Mailafia is around $4 Million USD.
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