Police on Thursday invited the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafia for questioning over his statement linking a governor to Boko Haram insurgency in the North East part of the country.
In a letter dated August 20, 2020, and signed by a Deputy Commissioner of Police (Admin), Umar Mamman Sanda, Mailafiya is expected to appear at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, by 11:00 a.m. on August 24.
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The Department of State Services (DSS) had earlier questioned the ex-CBN official on the matter.
Obadiah told an Abuja based radio station, InfoFM, on August 10 that some repentant Boko Haram fighters confirmed to him and a few other individuals that a serving governor from the northern part of the country was the commander of the terror group in Nigeria.
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