Ex-EFCC chairman, Lamorde, for burial in Abuja today

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Ibrahim Lamorde, the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission who died in Egypt on Sunday will be laid to rest today (Tuesday).

From the news gathered, Lamorde, who died at the age of 61, had traveled to Egypt for medical treatment.

On Tuesday, the burial was declared by Isa Pantami, the ex Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, on his X handle.

Pantami, sharing a statement from Lamorde’s family, said, “The Jana’iza prayer of our late father, brother and Uncle DIG Ibrahim LAMORDE mni and Former Chairman of EFCC is coming up Tuesday 28/05/2024 at the National Mosque Abuja by 1:30 pm in sha Allah, immediately after Zuhr!”

He was born on December 20, 1962, and also joined the Nigerian Police in 1986.

In 2021, Lamorde retired as a Deputy Inspector General of Police.

While a police officer, he served as the chairman of the EFCC between 2011 and 2015.

The EFCC, mourning the former chairman, said he will be sorely both at the commission and the nation at large.

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