Obadiah Mailaifia has revealed who gave the controversial information on who the commander of Boko Haram is.
NAIJA NEWS NG reports that the former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria has said that he got the information from Fulani Traders in the market.
You would recall that Mailaifia while speaking on NigeriaInfo 99.3 alleged that a repented Boko Haram member told him that the commander of the terrorist group, is one of the Northern Governors. He was afterwards invited by DSS and the radio station fined N5 million.
After gaining freedom from DSS detention he vowed to not retract his statement that he is ready to lay down his life like Nelson Mandela.
In an interview with BBC Hausa yesterday, Thursday 13 August Mailaifia after revealing that Fulani traders gave him the information apologized to everyone his comment offended . He said he didn’t know the comment would go viral.
He added that he has given the DSS all he knows ;
About President Muhammadu Buhari he said he is a fan of the president, “but there are bad people who don’t give him the advice to help him”.
Security agencies have been called upon by the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) to investigate Obadiah Mailaifia’s allegations.