Fani-Kayode Reacts As Former CBN Deputy Gov. Obadiah Mailafia Dies At 64

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister has expressed sadness over the death of former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia

Fani-Kayode who on Thursday moved to All Progressives Congress, APC, Party described Malaifia as a “great nationalist” and devoted Christian

The 64-year-old former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) died at the National Hospital Abuja on Sunday.”

Reacting in a Twitter post, Fani-Kayode Wrote: “I am saddened by the passing of my dear friend & brother Mr. Obadiah Mailafiya who was one of the most powerful & progressive voices in our country. I was informed that he passed this morning. “

“He was a great nationalist, a believer in Nigeria, a kind & gentle soul, a devout and practising Christian, the leading voice of the Middle Belt zone, a former Deputy Gov. of Central Bank, a former Presidential candidate, a graduate of Oxford University and one of the most brilliant men that I ever had the privilage of knowing.”

“My commiserations go to his wife Margaret, his wonderful children & to members of his wider family. May his soul RIP. 😭”

“Rest with the Lord & with the saints & stars of heaven brother.”

“You were our brightest & best. Until we meet again. Glory be unto the name of our Lord.”