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Ex-EFCC Chair, Lamorde, Dies At 61

A one-time Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Lamorde has reportedly died in Egypt aged 61.

Lamorde reportedly died yesterday morning in the North African country, where he had travelled for medical treatment, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) He was the third executive chairman of the anti graft agency.

Born on December 20, 1962, Lamorde joined the Nigerian Police in 1986 and retired as a Deputy Inspector-General of Police in 2021. As a police officer, he served as the chairman of the EFCC between 2011 and 2015.

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 permanent chairman of the commission by the Senate on February 15, 2012.

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