Melaye Accuses Bello Of Fresh Assassination Attempt

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, has accused Governor Yahya Bello of plotting to assassinate him.

Melaye, who claimed ”three full load of policemen” stormed his house at Aiyetoro Gbede around 1am Friday morning, said the governor’s aide-de-camp was behind the arrangement.


The Senator, who was recently named the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in next year’s senatorial elections, vowed to report the invasion of his property to the United Nations and International Criminal Court.

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Melaye had, months ago, claimed he was abducted by gunmen only to resurface two days later. He has been in a running battle with Bello, with both accusing each other of corruption and lack of leadership qualities.

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