Reports have just emerged that Senator Dino Melaye, chairman of the Senate Committee on FCT has been arrested and detained by men of the Nigerian Police Force on Monday morning at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.
In a phone interview, Melaye who was declared wanted last month by the Police in a phone interview said he was on his way to Morocco when he was arrested.
” I was at the Airport lounge when they called me that my attention was needed by the officials of the Immigration. When I got there, they told me I’m under arrest on the request of the Police, ” he said.
I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Govt after checking in.
— Senator Dino Melaye (@dino_melaye) April 23, 2018
He said the Immigration officials showed him an instruction on his arrest.