- Abdulrasheed Bawa has reportedly slumped while speaking at an event in the Presidential Villa, Abuja
- The EFCC boss slumped while he was talking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan with 116 SIM cards
- Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, and other senior officials were at the event when the incident happened
Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has slumped during a programme at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
He was speaking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, with 116 SIM cards when the incident happened.
Bawa: Video captures fearful moment EFCC chairman slumped while delivering speech at presidential villa
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Tribune Newspaper added that he was later assisted to his seat by the minister of communications and digital economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, and other senior officials at the event.
Alleged fraud: Abdulazeez Ganduje reports his mother to EFCC
In another report, Abdulazeez Ganduje has reported his mum to the anti-graft agency EFCC.
Abdulazeez is the eldest son of Kano governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, and his mum, Hajia Hafsat, is the first lady of the state.
According to the report, the wife of the governor shunned an invitation extended to her by the EFCC, to report for questioning, last week, after Abdulazeez filed a complaint.
The governor's son is said to have complained over a bribery and land fraud case against his mother.
I run a government of integrity, Yahaya Bello blasts EFCC
Also, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has insisted that the case instituted against his government by the EFCC is “a joke taken too far”.
He disclosed this on Tuesday, September 7, while responding to questions from state house correspondents on the recent court judgement about a loan account allegedly linked to the Kogi government.
“Thank you very much. Very straight forward answer to your question. No Kogi state government’s salary account is frozen. None whatsoever. None of our accounts is frozen or embargo placed on any of our accounts by EFCC at all."