Gunmen have abducted Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, in Abuja on Thursday.
This was disclosed via the twitter handle of fellow Senator, Ben Murray Bruce.
I have just been informed by Moses Melaye, @dino_melaye’s brother, that Dino has been abducted by unknown persons in a Toyota Sienna that blocked their car and overpowered them on their way to Kogi to answer to Dino’s court case. Lets be on the watch out. Will keep you updated.
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) July 26, 2018
According to Bruce, Melaye’s brother, Moses, informed him about the incident.
Melaye was recently granted bail in his attempted suicide trial. He was accused by the police of attempting to jumping out of its vehicle thereby attempting to commit suicide and also escape from custody.