BREAKING: Senate enters closed session as Customs boss, Hameed Ali arrives in mufti
|Ali arrives House of Assembly in Mufti|
The Punch has just reported that Comptroller-General of
Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.) has flouted the order of the
Nigerian Senate that he should appear before the upper house of legislature in
the uniform of the service.
Assembly Complex today, Thursday, March 16, in a traditional attire (white in colour).
insisted on several occasions that he must appear before the legislators in
uniform depicting his rank as the DG.
March 15 after failing to show up but rather sent a letter, saying he could not
appear before the lawmakers because he was bereaved.
leadership to force Ali to appear before it on Thursday, March 16 or risk being
that the institution cannot afford to join issues with him but will make him to
do as the lawmakers want.
appear before the Senate as stated in the constitution. Sekibo was supported by
the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu
closed door meeting at 10:45am, shortly after the plenary commenced.
organised because of Hameed Ali’s insubordination or not.