By Newsie Events Media:
Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) while presenting his brief address in Abuja on Thursday. slumped and was rushed out of the banquet hall.
According to the Punch, Bawa was offering his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking and asked to be excused.
“Please, excuse me, I can’t continue,” he said then walked off the stage before slumping on his chair and was eventually taken out.
Before the incident, Bawa had mentioned that the EFCC was grieving the loss of a colleague.
It was while talking about a man the Commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State who was with 116 SIM cards that he broke down.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, and other senior officials at the event accompanied the EFCC boss as he was taken out of the hall.
The Master of Ceremonies later announced that Bawa’s condition was stable.
“I am happy to announce to you that the EFCC Chairman is now stable,” he said, adding that he should be put in prayers.
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