The famous Obadiah Mailafia is An Nigerian development economist, central banker, statesman and international polymath the 2019 Nigeria Presidential election Candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC). Obadiah was a former official of the
African Development Bank Group and also one-time Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Obadiah Mailafia was also the Chief of Staff of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP), the 79-nation multilateral development institution based in Brussels , Belgium. Obadiah was born on 24 December 1956.
Obadiah Mailafia – Personal Information – Date Of Birth, Age, Nationality/Country – Origin & Religion
|Full Name:||Obadiah Mailafia|
|Real Name:||Obadiah Mailafia|
|Father Name:||Baba Mailafia Gambo Galadima|
|Born:||24 December 1956|
|Dead:||19 September 2021 (aged 64)
|Origin/Ethinc/Tribe:||Northern Nigeria Tribe|
|College/Universities:||Ahmadu Bello University
University of Oxford , Oriel College , DPhil
|Political Party:||African Democratic Congress (ADC) (2018–
|Net Worth:||$200,000 USD|
Obadiah Mailafia Early Life And Educational Background
Obadiah Mailafia was born on 24 December 1956 in the village of Randa in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State. His father name is Baba Mailafia Gambo Galadima, he was an evangelist with the Evangelical Reformed Church of Central Nigeria (ERCC). Obadiah Mailafia was raised as a missionary child in a multiracial environment. His parents later transferred to Murya, Lafia, in Nasarawa State , where he grew up. Obadiah Mailafia later proceeded to the United Kingdom as a Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Scholar at Oriel College , earning a DPhil from the University of Oxford in 1995.
Obadiah Mailafia Career
Obadiah Mailafia started his career on teaching Government and Economics at Akoko Anglican Grammar School, Arigidi-Ikare in Ondo State of Nigeria between the year of 1978 and 1979 as part of his primary assignment during his obligatory National Youth Service Corps year. After national service he returned to his old alma mater, Ahmadu Bello University, as a Graduate Assistant in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences from 1980 to 1982. During this period Obadiah lectured undergraduates and was also Research Assistant to Professor Ibrahim Gambari, who later became Foreign Minister and subsequently United Nations adviser for Political Affairs. Mailafia was also the principal liaison with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on the management of €5 billion Intra-ACP Resources Fund being managed by the EIB,
comprising the Africa Infrastructure Fund and the ACP-EIB Investment Facility. He was also the chair of the ACP Strategic Management Group and the draftsman for the Secretariat’s Strategic Plan, Renewal and Transformation (2011–2014).
Obadiah Mailafia Net Worth – Forbes
The famous Nigerian Politician Obadiah Mailafia has an estimated Net worth of about $200,000 US Dollar, equivalent to 80,000,000 Million Naira, Nigerian Currency.