Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West district – has reacted to reports that two criminal suspects allegedly working for him were arrested and paraded by officers of the Nigerian police force. The police said the suspects have confessed to being provided weapons and financial support by Dino Melaye.
The controversial senator took to his social media pages to share his reaction as he wrote; The venom of a viper does nothing to the back of a tortoise
A statement by police spokesperson Jimoh Moshood said the suspects, identified as Kabiru Saidu and Nuru Salisu, were paraded on Monday in Lokoja, the state capital.
The development could further complicate the ongoing political crisis that has seen Mr. Melaye and Governor Yahaya Bello enmeshed in bitter confrontations over the state’s political structure..