Comptroller general of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali,has arrived at the national assembly complex, but not in customs uniform as requested by the senate.
advice that the senate avails itself of the legal basis of its decision to compel me to wear uniform. I am similarly taking legal advice on this issue so that both the senate and I will operate within the proper legal framework,” he said, via a letter to the senate.
Ali had failed to appear before the senate on two occasions, citing the need to attend a management meeting as his initial reason for
failing to honour the senate’s resolution.
TheCable understands that President
Muhammadu Buhari asked him to answer to the summons, after he wrote a letter to say he would not honour the invitation of the Senate owing to “bereavement”.