Senate asks Hameed Ali to return next week Thursday in his unifrom

 The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has been asked by the Senate  to come back on Wednesday in uniform.

The Customs boss had appeared before the Senate on Thursday, after he failed to show up on Wednesday as initially scheduled. He also came in mufti despite the insistence of the lawmakers that he should appear before it in uniform.

 His failure to show up had angered the lawmakers, and they compelled him to appear today (Thursday).

When asked by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu why he failed to appear before the lawmakers in uniform as requested, Ali said the Senate did not state in its last letter  to him that he should appear in uniform.

Ekweremadu, however, said the last letter only served as a reminder of the first letter to him, in which he was asked to come in uniform.

( Punch Nigeria )


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