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BREAKING: EFCC chairman, Bawa slumps at Aso Villa



EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has been rushed out of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after he had slumped while giving a speech.

According to Daily Trust, Bawa was was giving a goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking.

He was talking about a man the commission had arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, with 116 SIM cards, when the incident happened.

Bawa had stopped talking and covered his face with his right palm, saying, “Please, excuse me, I can’t continue.”


He 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 boss slumped on his seat.

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.

Details of the EFCC boss’s health were unclear as at the time of filing this report.

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