Sen. Dino Melaye attacks Gov. Bello for hugging traditional ruler

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Gov. Yahaya Bello hugging a traditional ruler
Gov. Yahaya Bello hugging a traditional ruler

By Emmanuel Afonne

Senator Dino Melaye on Tuesday lambasted Kogi State Gov. Yahaya Bello, for hugging a traditional ruler describing the action as a mark of disrespect to the traditional institution.

Dino who took to his Instagram page criticise Bello’s action also accused him of being rude.

“Very disrespectful and rude Governor Yahaya Bello, hugging his paramount traditional ruler Alhaji Ado Ibrahim who is over 90 years.

“Can Gov. Tabuwal hug the Sultan? Or will Gov. El-rufai hug the Emir of Zaria? If this disobedient child will not respect the seat of Ohinoyi, he should respect the age of HRM.

“Home training is not a gift,” Melaye posted on his Instagram page.

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It would be recalled that Senator Dino Melaye had over the weekend announced his intention to contest for the seat of Kogi State governor.

Melaye represents Kogi West in the Senate, and would be contesting the November 16 poll under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if he eventually secures the party’s ticket at the primary election.


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