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EFCC Chairman Slumps During Speech
The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa slumped at the third National Identity Day celebration at the Banquet Hall Villa, Abuja.
EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa who was delivering a goodwill message suddenly stopped, staggered back to his seat, and laid down.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, and other dignitaries held him, after some time, he was guided out of the hall.
Before the incident, Bawa was speaking about a man who was arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State, with 116 SIM cards.
The EFCC Chairman had stopped talking and covered his face with his right palm, saying, “Please, excuse me, I can’t continue.”
Bawa was assisted to his seat by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami and other senior officials at the event, but the anti-graft czar slumped on his seat he was immediately rushed out of the seat of power.
The Master of Ceremony (MC) later announced that the Bawa’s condition was stable. “I am happy to announce to you that the EFCC Chairman is now stable,” he said.
Meanwhile, Ejes Gist Nigeria reports that the EFCC chairman and those who rushed him out are yet to return to the hall as at time of filing this report.
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