BREAKING NEWS: DINO MELAYE GRADUATED FROM ABU – VC, PROF. IBRAHIM GARBA
The Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Garba on Monday, March 27, confirmed that Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, actually graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
According to Professor Garba, the Kogi state lawmaker, who bears Daniel Jonah Melaye as that time, graduated from the university with third class in Geography in the year, 2000.
The Professor said this while fielding questions from the Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Privileges.
“From the records, distinguished senator Dino Melaye graduated as Daniel Jonah Melaye during the 3rd semester with a 3rd class degree,” he said.
The confirmation come on the heels of an allegation that the lawmaker forged his degree certificate from the school.
The Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Garba has confirmed that Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye who bears Daniel Jonah Melaye as that time actually graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria with third class in Geography in the year, 2000.
This confirmation follows allegations that the lawmaker forged his degree certificate from the school.
During Monday’s hearing, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Privileges, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, having put Dino Melaye on oath, explained that there was a complaint against him by a colleague, Senator Ali Ndume that he was parading a questionable degree certificate from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Responding to the allegation, Mr. Melaye who had tendered series of documents to support that he was a graduate of the University, revealed that he has also sworn affidavit to that effect.
In his words, “Distinguished Senators, I have sworn affidavit to my name which reads, Daniel Jonah Melaye to Dino Melaye, because Jonah is actually my father’s name.”
“because I have become popular with Dino over times, I have decided to bear Dino Melaye and you could see that my admission to study Masters degree bears Dino Melaye.” He added.
Reacting to Melaye’s response, Senator Matthew Urhoghide stated that they could see statement of results with an affidavit and not the purported original degree from ABU.
Melaye however responded that he was yet to collect his original certificate, adding that collection of certificates is usually at any body’s convenience.
The Kogi state lawmaker also expressed readiness to collect the original certificate within the week.
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