In an APC newspaper displayed on the social media handle with a caption “We are proud of distinguished Senator Dino Melaye”.
The Kogi State Chapter of APC posted this statement on 29th June, 2017 praising the Senator then which was signed by the then state executive committee of the APC.
The statement further read: ” the contribution of Sentaor Dino Melaye to the formation of our great party, her campaign and the eventual success of President Muhammadu Buhari is not only noticeable but extremely valuable. One can only appreciate this Senator of the year 2016, and his masses oriented bill and motions. We in Kogi pride in the fact that Sentaor Dino Melaye has the highest number of motions and bills in the Senate among other immeasurable federal projects he has attracted to Kogi West“.
In reaction to his statement, Nigerians have started to make their personal views on the claim as follows:
Bellodragon wrote: “Who are does apc praising him, oga be wise, dis is the hand work of PDPIGS forum they are saying dis to bring confusion.. Those praising him are they really apc members? By dragon from dekina local government”.
ABDUL-RASHEED YAHAYA (YD) said: ” This was 2017 when Nigerians’ expectations was very high. Thinking they can make a positive difference but a reverse is the case”.
skiper said: “APC were proud of you oga, this is a news of 2017″.
Lisa wrote: “After you betrayed Goodluck Jonathan“.
Familusi Abiodun said: “Pls who is a Nigerian senator that jump from police vehicle?”
Olanrewaju Abiodun wrote: “Looking for acceptance and popularity at all cost?”
While many Nigerians are in support of his claim, many are of the opinion that it was an outdated statement which can be reckoned with in the present political environment.
Even Apc are proud of SDM…. pic.twitter.com/m5YQMv54yj
— Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM) (@dino_melaye) January 10, 2021