I AM NOT AFRAID OF DEATH MELAYE SAYS AS HE ESCAPES ASSASSINATION.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) has said he is not afraid to die this is as a result of an attack on his residence this morning by yet to be identified gunmen.
The unknown gunmen invaded his house in Ayetoro-Gbede, Kogi state shooting sporadically and damaging some cars in the process.
Dino Melaye speaking today said, the hoodlums were on a rampage for more than one hour.He also said apart from the building that was damaged by bullets, his vehicles in the compound were also damaged.
He accused the Administrator of Ijumu Local Government, Mr. Taufiq Isa as the main suspect behind the attack.He went further to say he is not afraid to die. In his words;
“If I speak the truth I will die, if I lie, I will die.I ‘ve decided to speak the truth and die.I am not afraid of death.I only respect men, I don’t fear them… .”
Meanwhile, The Police Public Relations Officer In Kogi State, ASPWilliam Aya who spoke to NAN said the Police responded swiftly when a distress call was received from the Senator’s residence.
He said by the time the Police got there, the hoodlums have escaped.
He however assured that investigation into the attack has commenced.