Former EFCC chairman Ibrahim Lamorde to be buried today

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, who passed away in Egypt on Sunday, will be laid to rest today.

The 61-year-old had travelled to Egypt for medical treatment before he passed on.

The burial announcement was made by former Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on his X handle on Tuesday.

Pantami shared a statement from Lamorde’s family, confirming the funeral arrangements.

“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!” Pantami posted.

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

During his career, he served as the Chairman of the EFCC from 2011 to 2015, playing a significant role in the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

Lamorde’s burial will take place at the National Mosque in Abuja, where a Jana’iza prayer will be held in his honour, attended by family, friends, and colleagues who will gather to pay their final respects.

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