*** Clears Saraki, Melaye of Range Rover/ Certificate Scam
By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- THE Senate on Wednesday suspended Former Leader, Senator Ali Ndume for a period of six months.

Armored SUV with Fake Custom Papers: Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume appearing before a public hearing by Senate Committee on Ethics on allegation of clearing of Armored SUV with fake Custom papers at National Assembly Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan .

The decision of the senate was sequel to the presentation of a report by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, led by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, PDP, Imo East.

He has been suspended following his point of Order he raised that the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki was on a vengeance mission against the Comptroller- General of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Col.Hameed Ibrahim Ali , retd as the agency was said to have impounded a bulletproof SUV valued at N298 million imported into the country by Saraki following his alleged refusal to pay the Customs duty of N74 million that was expected to be paid on the car.

The Senate has also cleared Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye of Range Rover and Certificate scam.

The resolution of the Senate Tuesday followed a point of order raised by the immediate past Senate leader, Senator Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South.

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