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Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt in Kogi





Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west district at the National Assembly Thursday allegedly escaped another assassination attempt on his life as unknown gunmen allegedly open fire on his car.

The Senator, who arrived Kogi State on yesterday, was in his constituency to commission over 143 projects scattered across the seven local government areas that formed the district.

It was gathered that the Senator was on his way to Isanlu in Yagba East local government council to commissioned some projects when some gunmen prevented him from entering the town.

According to a source well-known to DAILY POST, Senator Melaye who left his country home at Ayetoro-gbede on Thursday morning met road block with heavy truck shortly before Isanlu as the gunmen also set up burn fire with tyres blocking any one moving into the town.

The Senator who notice the antics of the gunmen. turned back to Ayetoro-gbede with his entourage.

“Some men in police uniform from Lokoja ambushed Senator Dino Melaye in Ayetoro as the whereabouts of the senator is yet unknown,” the source said.

Earlier on Tuesday some thugs threatened to kill him if he stepped his foot in Kogi State.

However, some projects located in Lokoja which were to be commissioned by the senator were razed or vandalised by thugs.

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