The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has slumped at the third National Identity Day celebration at the Banquet Hall Villa.
Bawa was delivering a goodwill message when he suddenly stopped, staggered back to his seat, and laid down, Tribune reports.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, and other dignitaries held him and guided out of the hall after a while.
Bawa was nominated as the substantive Chairman of the EFCC on February 16, 2021, and on February 24, 2021, he was confirmed by the National Assembly as the Executive Chairman.
He officially took over from the Mr Ibrahim Magu, the former acting Chairman of the Commission.