Mailafia, Former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, has been released by the Department of State Service, DSS, on Monday afternoon at about 2:50 pm after undergoing over 3 hours of interrogation at DSS headquarters in Jos, Plateau state.
Although, Mailafia was the invitation by DSS for the third time in one month.
After his release, Mailafia, who spoke to reporters, commended the DSS for their professionalism in the discharge of their duties.
According to him, the DSS exhibited a high sense of professionalism in the way they handled the matter.
Mailafia urged them to ensure that this should be the last invitation, adding that; l was not, maltreated, harassed, or intimated in any guise.
Mailafia explained that what l said has nothing to with politics, l only spoke as a free citizen of this country, and as such, l am the voice of the thousands of the voiceless of the citizens of this country.
Mailafia further explained that,
” Muslims and Christian youths have taken and accepted me as their voice, so, l am the voice of the holy martyrs, so if l parish, l parish. God help Nigeria”, he said.
According to Mailafia’s lawyer, Barr. Yakubu Bawa said,
“We have examined the case, there is no doubt that the constant invitation by DSS of Dr. Mailafia made him pass through psychological trauma and l hope this should be the last invitation.”