A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has reportedly died in Egypt at the age of 61.

It was learnt that Lamorde died on Sunday in Egypt, where he had travelled for medical treatment.

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has confirmed the Death of its Ex- chairman.

Larmode reportedly died from a yet to be disclosed ailment in Egypt where he had been undergoing medical attention.  Confirming his death, Head, Media and Publicity of EFCC, Dele Oyewole said “Yes we’re aware of his demise. I have just issued a statement to that effect.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, received with shock the sudden death of one of its former Executive Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde.

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Born on December 20, 1962, Lamorde joined the Nigerian Police in 1986 and retired as a Deputy Inspector General of Police in 2021.

According to his profile on the EFCC’s website, Lamorde was the third executive chairman of the Commission.

He was appointed in an acting capacity as chairman of the commission on November 3, 2011, following the removal of Farida Waziri by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

He was subsequently confirmed as the third substantive chairman of the commission by the Senate on February 15, 2012.


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