Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa had collapsed on Thursday while delivering a speech at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
But the commission has however made clarifications on the health status of its Chairman.
Bawa was said to have suddenly stopped speaking while giving a goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration at the villa.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami other senior officials at the event later assisted him to his seat and later taken away to the hospital.
The EFFC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren in a statement released after the incident said his boss 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, Uwajeren said.
”He has since received medical attention and is due back at his desk,” he said.