Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde Dies At 61

Ibrahim Lamorde, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is dead.

Lamorde, 61, passed on in Egypt on Sunday morning.

The former head of the anti-corruption agency had travelled to Egypt for medical treatment.

Lamorde joined the Nigeria Police Force in 1986 and retired as a Deputy Inspector General of Police in 2021.

Following his appointment by then-President Goodluck Jonathan, Lamorde took over from Mrs. Waziri on November 23, 2011 in an acting capacity. He was confirmed as substantive Chairman of the EFCC on February 15, 2012. On November 9, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari replaced Lamorde with Ibrahim Magu as the acting EFCC chairman.

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