•Vow to continue speaking the truth
The Senator representing Kogi West at the Senate, Dino Melaye, has promised to step-down from any position in the National Assembly that might impede investigation about the allegations of certificate forgery against him.
Melaye who is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory ( FCT), Abuja, stated this on Tuesday, while addressing Senate correspondents immediately after plenary.
He vowed to continue speaking the truth despite what he described as clear vindictive allegation against him by certain online media organization.
According to him, 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 welcome the investigation of by the Senate ethics and privilege committee and promise to step down as member of the committee when the matter is been investigated. “It is welcome development and I will submit myself to the ethics and privilege committee. I will also step down when the matter is been consider by the committee” Melaye added.
The Senator who posses 7 degrees from different Universities both in Nigeria and outside the country, added that he is currently running a Master Degree Programme in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justices at the same Ahmadu Belo University (ABU).
Senator Ali Ndume through Senate order 14 and 15, draw the attention of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly to media reports alleging certificate scandal against Senator Dino Melaye