The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Thursday 16th September 2021, while delivering a goodwill message at the third National Identity Day at the Banquet Hall in the Aso Villa, Abuja, suddenly stopped halfway through his message, after showing signs of dizziness, staggered off the stage and went back to his seat.
In a statement titled “Bawa is hale and hearty,“ the spokesman of the commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren confirmed that the EFCC Boss was rushed to the hospital for medical attention immediately after the incident and said he is due back at his desk soon.
He said, “This clarification became necessary following the different reports on his state of health”.
Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), later revealed that his doctors attributed his dizziness to dehydration, hence the reason he felt dizzy while giving a speech at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday, September 16.
Story: Hilda Katu