Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia Presidential Candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC)

Profile:

Obadiah Mailafia was born in Kaduna State in 1956 (age 62). He attended Ahmadu Bello University and Oxford University, where he obtained a Master’s degree in Economics, Sociology and Politics. Mailafia served as the Chief of Staff of the 80-member African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States based in Brussels. Mailafia is a Career Economist, Banker and International Development Specialist. He served as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and he was a Special Adviser to the President on Economic and Policy Matters. Obadiah was a Member of the Economic Management Team and an Official of the African Development Bank Group. He has been a Non-Executive Director at Nigerian Breweries Plc. since December 5, 2014.


Cardinal Commitments

  • Building a New Nigeria where the Dignity of every Nigerian, home and abroad will be restored and defended.
  • True federalism through restructuring.
  • Wealth creation and economic prosperity.
  • Social and physical development of the country.
  • The welfare of women, youths and persons living with disabilities and the vulnerable.
  • Public probity and accountability.
  • Justice and Security of all lives and property.