The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has refute the story making the rounds concerning Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, it was gathered he slumped at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, during an event.
Bawa was said to be giving his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking.
According to Daily Trust, the anti-graft agency’s boss was talking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State, with 116 SIM cards, when the incident occurred.
He reportedly stopped talking and covered his face with his right palm, saying: “Please, excuse me, I can’t continue.”
He was subsequently assisted to his seat by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, and other senior officials at the event.
However, Bawa slumped in his seat and was immediately rushed out of the premises.
The Master of Ceremony (MC) later announced that he was in a stable condition.
“I am happy to announce to you that the EFCC Chairman is now stable,” he said.