Dino Melaye narrates how he escaped a midnight assassination
Senator Dino Melaye has narrated how he escaped an assassination plot against him. The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district said he got hint of the plan while in his village.
Speaking at the senate, Dino Melaye said his home in Kogi State was invaded by a detachment of anti-robbery squad and Mobile Police from Kogi State Command.
Dino Melaye accused Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello of being the brain behind the assassination attempt on him
“Mr President, distinguished Colleagues, I want to bring to the notice of Nigeria Senate of how I was to be assassinated in the midnight at home, Aiyetoro-Gbede.
“I left Abuja and stopped over at Gegu-Beki, Koton-Karfi and GRA, Lokoja and I proceeded to my hometown where my teeming supporters welcomed me.
“I got a hint at about 7pm that day at Aiyetoro-Gbede that O/C SARS, 2/iC SARS, 2i/c mopol and the Security Adviser to the governor of Kogi State, Commander Jerry Omodara were coming after me in the night.
“I left the town immediately and by 1.00am, they stormed my place and were shooting sporadically till 3.00am before leaving.