BREAKING: Senator Dino Melaye arrested in Abuja airport (PHOTO/DETAILS)
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BREAKING: Senator Dino Melaye arrested in Abuja airport (PHOTO/DETAILS)

Dumebi Ifeanyi

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Dino Melaye, a Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district has been arrested by security operatives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, Abuja.

Melaye made this known via a tweet on his Twitter page. the senator who is an ally of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said he was picked up on his way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Government.

He wrote on Twitter;



I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Govt after checking in.

Mr Melaye was declared wanted by the police for gun-running and escape of suspects from police custody. He is also facing a recall from his senatorial district in Kogi.

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Updated on February 8, 2019 at 11:56 am