Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has agreed to appear before the police today, April 24, 2018.
The senator revealed this via on a tweet, saying: “I will make myself available to the police today. My resolve to speak the truth and defend the poor masses of NIGERIA is Total. We shall overcome!!!”
Dino had arrested and released by the Nigerian Immigration Service who stopped him at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday. He was on his way to Morocco for an official assignment.
He later alleged that there was a plot to assassinate him as his security men have been withdrawn by the police.
“All my policemen have been taken away with their arms. One CP came and took them away. There is also a plan to set me up again. But in God I trust. Truth will always prevail” he stated on Twitter.
Hours after his release, the police stormed his house in an attempt to arrest him. A protest by some Internally Displaced Persons from one of the camps in Abuja however stopped the move. They IDPs spent the night in front of his house.
Condemning the action of the police on Monday night, Dino tweeted: “A man without arm, no security yet you mobilise 150 policemen to invite him. And those who committed Treason are free. We shall not be intimidated or cowed. Struggle continue”