- Senator Melaye raised more than a few eyebrows when he appeared at the Senate on Tuesday dressed in full Academic robe
- The senator is currently knee-deep in a certificate scandal after Sahara Reporters alleged that he did not gradate from Ahmadu Bello University
Following his certifiate scandal, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi west senatorial district appears at the Senate on Tuesday, March 28 for plenary dressed in academic robe and cap. Melaye reportedly went round the chamber to exchange pleasantries with all the Senators present, while also parading his academic robe, News Agency of Nigeria reports. Melaye first degree at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria had come under hot questions in the last week.
Many online reports had it that the senator did not graduate from the institution like he claimed. However, the question surrounding his graduation was laid to rest on Monday when the VC of ABU, Prof. Ibrahim Garba confirmed that the senator graduated from the University.
Prof. Garba told the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public petitions that Melaye graduated in year 2000 as Daniel Jonah Melaye. He added that the Senator graduated with a third class degree in geography.
There have been allegations that Melaye's first degree certificate from Ahmadu Bello University is fake and he did not graduate from the school. R
Meanwhile, onlinenigeria.com has gathered that there is an alleged ongoing plot by the Senate to suspend Senator Ndume over his motion that led to investigation against Senate President Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi West).
Ndume, who was the former majority leader, made a motion last week notifying the Senate of media reports alleging that the Senate was on vengeance against the Customs Comptroller-General, Hamid Ali over a seized SUV car allegedly belonging to Saraki.
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