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Adamawa Govt Declares 3-day Mourning For Ex-EFCC Chair Lamorde, Lawmaker

ADAMAWA Government has declared a three-day mourning in honour of  former Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, and the late Member State Assembly, representing Ganye Constituency, Musa Abdulmalik.

Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, Chief Press Secretary to the governor, said this in a  statement on Monday in Yola.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lamorde died at the age of 61 on Sunday in Egypt, where he had travelled for medical treatment and buried on Monday in Abuja according to Islamic injunction.


The late assembly member of APC also died on Thursday in India and buried on Monday, according to Islam injunction.

Wonosikou stated that the period of prayer and mourning began on Monday

Gov. Fintiri said, “the death of these illustrations sons of Adamawa are moment of the greatest sadness for me and the people of the state.

“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished anti-corruption crusader and a much-loved Police officer, Lamorde.

“I also mourn late Abdulmalik an accomplished legislator.

“I know their loss will be deeply felt throughout the state, and by countless people around the country,’’ he said. (NAN)

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