Nigeria: A member of the National Assembly from Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko has clarified the position taken on Wednesday on the EFCC Ag. Chairman Ibrahim Magu and Conptroller General of Customs, Hameed Ali
A statement by the Media Consultant to the Senator, Mr Emmanuel Ado qoutes Sen. Aliyu Wamakko as saying that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria reaffirmed its commitment to the people of Nigeria, whose mandate “we exercise as their elected representatives “.
“The Senate will continue to act as always in the overall and best interest of Nigeria and Nigerians.
On the issue of Col. Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General of Customs “, the Senate is unanimous that his action is an affront on the legislative arm of government. And an affront on the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended. ”
“Under a military government, Col. Hameed Ali would not dare refuse the instructions of his Commanding Officer. He would definitely be charged for treason and court martial.
“Col. Hameed Ali is not above the law and cannot claim to love Nigeria more than 170 million Nigerians, whose mandate we exercise.
“The Senate will no longer tolerate affronts on it’s power”, Senator Wamakko warned.