Multiple reports indicate the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa Thursday slumped at the third National Identity Day celebration at the Banquet Hall Villa.
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.
However, in a swift reaction, Bawa was declared hale and hearty via a statement issued by Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC Head, Media & Publicity
The statement read: “The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty. This clarification became necessary following an incident today September 16, 2021 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja where he was giving a goodwill message to the National Identity Day celebration, felt unwell and had to return to his seat.
He has since received medical attention and is due back at his desk.