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Mental Illness: Customs handover self appointed comptroller-general to psychiatric hospital



An assistant superintendent of the Nigeria Customs Service has been hospitalised after displaying traits of psychological illnesses on the workplace on Monday.

Nura Dalhatu resumed workplace on the Customs Headquarters, Abuja, on Monday morning, carrying the uniform of a deputy comptroller general, a position far above his official rank, a spokesperson for Customs, Joseph Attah said.

Mr Attah stated Mr Dalhatu was questioned about his motion however replied in a fashion that indicated he was mentally challenged.


“It was apparent that he was not in the precise way of thinking,” Mr Attah stated. “From the query and the reply he gave.

Mr Attah stated the official has been taken to the hospital for applicable analysis and remedy, urging Nigerians to point out sympathy in the direction of his situation and pray for his fast restoration.

He urged Nigerians to dismiss social media hearsay that Mr Dalhatu needed to take over the place of comptroller-general, saying the event was too critical for any critical citizen to mock or use to additional a sinister agenda.


The spokesperson additionally stated further details about the event could be offered to the general public as quickly as potential.

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