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The Nigerian Senate has named Senator Dino Melaye as the chairman of a committee set up to investigate the Nigerian Customs Service for allegedly promoting monumental economic waste by stockpiling perishable foods and products seized by the service.

The constitution of the 8 man ad-hoc committee was announced by deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, during plenary on Wednesday, December 20, after Senator Mohammed Hassan raised the issue in the chamber.

Senators named as part of the committee include;

1. Senators Jide Omoworare

2. Enyinnaya Abaribe,

3. Gilbert Nnaji,

4. Mohammed Hassan,

5.Abdullahi Adamu,

6. Bassey Akpan,

7. Garba Binta,

8. Sam Anyawu

Senator Dino Melaye was named as chairman of the committee