The body of former Central Bank of Nigeria deputy governor, Obadiah Mailafia was on Friday laid to rest amidst tears at the Mambilla Barracks in Abuja.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that sympathisers were seen in their dozens, especially women weeping on the loss of the man they described as the “breadwinner” of their families.
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In a sermon during the funeral service, ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Baba, urged all Christians to be prepared as they did not know when they would return to the great beyond.
Baba advised Christians to always be prayerful, watchful and prepared.
“Do good and render service to humanity,” he said.
He described the demise of Mailafia as a great loss to Christendom and to the country at large. (NAN)