The senate today maintained its position that the Customs boss must appear before it dressed in his uniform as a Customs officer.
The senate has invited him to appear before the house tomorrow dressed in his uniform to explain the agency’s new vehicle duty policy where owners of old cars are expected to pay duty if their importers failed to pay when they were brought into the country.
Hameed Ali wrote to the senate notifying them of his inability to honor their invitation tomorrow. He said he would be attending the NCSC meeting tomorrow.
The letter was read at plenary by Senate President Bukola Saraki this morning. After reading the letter and hearing the opinion of his colleagues, Saraki insisted that Ali must appear before the house tomorrow dressed in his uniform.