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26 Mar 2018

Senator Dino Melaye Raises Alarm Over His Life, Begs United Nations And UK To Come To His Aid

A petition has been sent to the United Nations and other reputable international bodies and countries by Senator Melaye who is alleging threat to his life.

The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye has written a petition letter to the United Nations’ Resident Representative, the Ambassadors of the United States, Germany, Canada as well as the High Commissioner of the United Kingdom in Nigeria over alleged threat to his life.

He also wrote a letter to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris begging him to save him from his political enemies. Others petitioned are the Amnesty International, Transparency International and the Human Rights Watch.

According to a Punch report, in the separate petitions, Melaye alleged that there was plan to murder him “extra-judicially” by his “political enemies” in collusion with men of the Kogi State Police Command.

Melaye, who is Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, filed the petitions through his lawyers, Messrs Ricky Tarfa and Co.

Melaye, in the petition to the IG, urged the police boss to raise a neutral police team to investigate the allegations of gun-running being levelled against him by the Kogi State Police Command allegedly in conspiracy with the Kogi State Government.

The lawmaker called for the intervention of the IG, members of the international community and and global human rights bodies to save him from the “wilful, intentional harassment, oppression, political victimisation and threat to life.”

Melaye, in the letter personally signed by him and addressed to the UN and other envoys in Nigeria, urged them to help guarantee his fundamental rights to liberty.

He said, “As things stand, I live each day in constant and reasonable fear for my life, looking over my shoulders and being harassed by the named politicians. The police are a willing tool in the hands of these politicians.

“I am a law-abiding citizen who voluntarily submitted himself before the FCT High Court to answer charges which I know are unsustainable.

“However, the situation I am in right now gives me a reason to believe that the law enforcement agencies, particularly the police, are in cohorts with my political enemies and can even go to the extent of terminating my life extra-judicially.

“I therefore seek your intervention in the circumstances to ensure that my fundamental human rights which both Nigeria and your countries are party to are guaranteed and my life protected.”

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