Senate drives away Hameed Ali, asks him to come back in Customs uniform

TVC E. Today the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, decided to appear before the lawmakers in a traditional attire but the senate asked him to go and dress in uniform before addressing them. Mr. Ali’s appearance without uniform, on Thursday after his failure to appear on Wednesday, was contrary to the resolution of the Senate which asked that he must wear “appropriate” uniform to brief them over the now suspended policy on duty payment. The Senate unanimously resolved to drive away Mr. Ali, following George Sekibo’s motion. The Senate further resolved that he should appear again next Wednesday in uniform, after the lawmakers took turns to chide the Customs boss. “Coming was just one part of our invitation, another part is that you wear uniform. Why are you not in uniform?” Ike Ekweremadu, who presided, asked Mr. Ali, after he observed protocols. Mr. Ali then craved the indulgence of Mr. Ekweremadu to...

Mercy Johnson’s husband, pledges his support on her new appointment

Actress Mercy Johnson was earlier this week appointed as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, on Entertainment, Arts and Culture. Her husband, Prince Okojie took to IG to give her his full support and to congratulate her on the new appointment. He wrote: ON MY WIFE, MRS MERCY JOHNSON OKOJIE'S APPOINTMENT AS SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT(SSA) ON ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS AND CULTURE TO THE GOVERNOR OF KOGI STATE, HIS EXCELLENCY GOVERNOR YAHAYA BELLO. First and foremost let me cease this opportunity to again thank God Almighty for sparing our lives till this moment and also for this honour He has deemed my beautiful and adorable wife worthy of. In the event of this congratulatory message, I also want to specifically and categorically say that I, Prince Odianosen Okojie gives my full consent and support of any kind to my wife Mrs Mercy Johnson Okojie on her recent appointment...

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