Again, Senator Melaye raises fresh alarm over alleged assassination attempt

Filed in Local News by on October 12, 2018 0 Comments

Senator Dino Melaye has raised serious allegation against the Kogi state government claiming it tried to assassinate him in his country home.

The senator representing Kogi West district in a tweet on Friday, October 12 claimed two mobile policemen, and members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad besieged his hometown home in Aiyetoro Gbede.

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Melaye claimed he has evidence of the alleged assassination and vowed to write to the International Criminal Court and the UN.

He wrote: “2 i/c mopol,OC SARS & 2 1/c SARS and 3 full load of policemen ilegally arranged by ADC to Kogi State Governor came to my country home in Aiyetoro Gbede to possibly assasinate me at 1am. I have profound evidence of this. I will take them up on this. I will write the UN and ICC.”

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Meanwhile, Melaye denied receiving any invitation from the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over a protest embarked upon by members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recently.

Melaye was supposed to appear before the police on Monday, October 8, after the police alleged that he and some others clashed with men of the law enforcement agency during the protest to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. earlier reported that a week after the conclusion of Osun state governorship election, some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) protested against the declaration of Governor Aregbesola’s chief of staff, Gboyega Oyetola, as the winner of the election.

Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, are among the top PDP leaders protesting in front of INEC headquarters.

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