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Senate Issues Warrant Of Arrest On Customs Boss Ali?

The Senate has decided to issue a warrant of arrest to compel the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hammed Ali, to appear before it on Thursday.

The senate unanimously passed the motion at their plenary on Wednesday.

Unconfirmed reports say the presidency may have waded into the crisis between the Nigerian Customs Service and the Senate to avoid a showdown.

The Senate had summoned Ali to appear before it, in his full Customs regalia, but the CG said he would not wear the uniform. He said he's speaking with lawyers to get a clear picture on his stand.