Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West at the Senate on Tuesday vowed to continue speaking the truth despite what he described as clear vindictive allegation against him by certain online media organization.
The Senator stated this while addressing Senate correspondents immediately after plenary on Tuesday. He said the intention of the allegation is to distract and slow him down from speaking the truth. “The intention is to distract and slow me down but I will continue to speak the truth at all time” Melaye said.
Melaye also welcomed the investigation of by the Senate’s Ethics and Privileges Committee and promised to step down as member of the committee when the matter is being investigated.
“It is a welcome development and I will submit myself to the Ethics and Privilege Committee. I will also step down when the matter is being considered by the committee”, Melaye added.
The Senator, who possesses seven degrees from different universities, both in Nigeria and outside the country, added that he is currently running a Masters Degree Programme in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justices at the Ahmadu Belo University (ABU).
Senator Ali Ndume, through Senate Orders 14 and 15, had drawn the attention of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly to media reports alleging certificate scandal against Senator Dino Melaye