Bello’s aide tack­les Dino, Se­nate over rice do­na­tions

Weekly Trust - - News - Itodo Daniel Sule, Lokoja

The Spe­cial Ad­viser to Kogi State Gover­nor on Leg­isla­tive/ As­sem­bly Mat­ters, Bar­ris­ter Haruna O. Yusuf has tack­led Sen­a­tor Dino Me­laye (Kogi-West APC) and other sen­a­tors over their re­cent do­na­tion of rice to state work­ers, urg­ing them to stop black­mail­ing and cast­ing the state in bad light.

Yusuf, at a news con­fer­ence yes­ter­day in Lokoja, said it was wor­ri­some that the other sen­a­tors were hood­winked by the drama and wrong pic­ture painted by Sen­a­tor Me­laye on the plights of work­ers in the state, thereby go­ing ahead to do­nate 1,260 bags of rice.

He said “Now, I want the Se­nate and the pub­lic to know that it Yusuf ar­gued that Sen­a­tor Me­laye de­cided to re­main in Abuja with­out com­ing home to know what was ac­tu­ally hap­pen­ing.

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