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Major Lesson People Can Learn After EFCC Boss Opened Up On Why He Slumped While Giving A Speech

The news that the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa slumped made serious trend yesterday.

Bawa slumped after feeling dizziness while delivering a speech at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. The event was organized by the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC. After he slumped, Bawa was assisted out of the venue by some top government officials including the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami. Since the incident occurred, many people have been curious to know what actually caused Bawa to slump.

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Expectedly, Bawa on his own decided to open up on what made him to slump. According to a report by Daily Trust, Bawa revealed that his doctors told him that he slumped because he was dehydrated. His doctors told him that all other organs in his body are good but the dehydration affected him and made him to slump. Consequently, he would need to take more water to stay hydrated.

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Bawa's experience should serve as a lesson to others.

Dehydration may be seen as a common issue by many people. But, experiences have shown that simple things can have serious consequences. No little thing should be treated with levity because life is fragile and should be managed as carefully as possible. Staying hydrated is very important. It helps the body to function well. What does it require? Simple, it requires people to drink more water. Although, things are costly in Nigeria these days, but water is still among the vital things that are cheap and readily available everywhere you go.

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Bawa is lucky to be helped at that critical time time. This is because it happened at an event where many people were present. Moreover, due to his status and influence, Bawa was helped and rushed to a good hospital where he was attended to as quickly as possible. Imagine if things were not that way, such incident might even lead to loss of life. From just slumping, it could lead to a dangerous fall and that would be it.

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Well, it is a big lesson that Nigerians can learn from. Let the lessons from Bawa's experience based on his revelation regarding the cause of his slumping spread fast and wide the way the news of his slumping spread. Let people learn that it is good to prevent dehydration than to face the consequences that may result from having that problem itself. Health is wealth. Let people take their health serious.

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