Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Monday. Melaye was declared wanted for his alleged involvement in a murder case and provision of support for criminal elements in his home state of Kogi.
The politician confirmed the arrest on Twitter, he said; “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”
Reacting to the arrest, many Nigerians incuding his colleagues have taken to the platform to air their views, here is what they wrote
.@dino_melaye played a major role in bringing this government into being. It will be very unfortunate if the sane government he fought for turns around to be the one fighting him. Let this be a lesson for anyone who is fighting for their 2nd term. After you are no longer useful..
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) April 23, 2018
— Kayode Ogundamisi (@ogundamisi) April 23, 2018
Police arrested Senator Dino Melaye when Senator Ovie Omo Agege the Mace Runner is free…..
Wetin consign me self ? Sebi oga Dino was part of President @MBuhari‘s change advocates..
It’s good thing we are all enjoying this Change together.
— Oluyemi Fasipe 🇳🇬 (@YemieFASH) April 23, 2018
BREAKING 🚨: Senator Dino Melaye has been arrested.
“So we should do what ? We lazy Nigerian youth are busy learning new ways to be lazy, face your arrest alone”
— IG: MrCocofficial_ (@MrCocoOfficial) April 23, 2018