Dino Melaye "Senator's actions should be investigated," APC leaders tell Saraki

This is coming despite Senator Melaye's denial of the alleged attack saying he was only irked to react when Tinubu's wife referred to him as a thug and a dog.

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APC leaders in Lagos State like Chief Tajudeen Olusi, Fouad Oki and Hakeem Bamgbala have urged the Senate leadership under Senate Bukola Saraki to investigate Senator ‎Dino Melaye’s alleged attack on Senator Oluremi Tinubu in the chambers.

According to a report by Daily Trust, the leaders from the Lagos Central Senatorial District, where Senator Tinubu is representing, called for an investigation into the motives behind Senator ‎Melaye’s actions.

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On Tuesday, July 12, 2016, Senator Melaye was alleged to have verbally assaulted wife of APC's national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu during an executive session of the Senate.

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In a statement signed by ‎the APC chairman of Lagos Central Senatorial District, Chief Tajudeen, the elders condemned the alleged attack on their district's rep in the Senate, saying Senator Melaye's actions were contrary to that of a distinguished Senator.

We consider Senator Dino’s behaviour as unbecoming of the exalted office he holds and want to remind him that he cannot muscle a colleague and a ranking senator for that matter,” the statement began. 

The elders further said, “The right of every senator is guaranteed and Dino cannot seek to circumscribe it. The founding fathers of our democracy left behind a tradition of discipline, decorum and selfless patriotism. We hope the 8th Senate will uphold this tradition. 

“We stand behind Senator Oluremi Tinubu and firmly support her activities in the Senate. We salute her courage and consistent defence of democratic principles and the rule of law. Senator Oluremi Tinubu, a ranking Senator has a tradition of speaking truth to power and never one to be cowed. Lagos State regards Senator Dino’s attack as an affront on Lagosians and its political leadership.

This is coming despite Senator Melaye's denial of the alleged attack saying he was only irked to react when Tinubu's wife referred to him as a thug and a dog.

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