- Politician and former lawmaker, Dino Melaye, recently shared a video that captured one of his acts of charity
- Melaye was seen conversing with some Banana hawkers in Abuja who came out despite the lockdown orders
- The politician advised them to return home and gave them N10k each
Popular Nigerian politician and former lawmaker, Dino Melaye, has captured the attention of members of the internet community after sharing a video showing him carry out an act of charity.
The flamboyant politician appeared to have stopped on his way to an unknown location, after he came across a set of hawkers who were on the streets of Abuja, despite the lockdown orders.
A concerned Melaye alighted from his car and engaged the women in a discussion. One of the Banana hawkers while speaking with Melaye noted that she was forced to flout the orders in order to provide for her children.
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The woman noted that she has six children and while she can bear the pangs of hunger, she cannot watch her children suffer the same fate.
After engaging the women, the ex-lawmaker advised them to try and return to their homes so as not to put themselves in a position of contracting coronavirus.
This was followed by him whipping out a bundle of cash from his pocket and giving out the sum of N10k each to the hawkers.
Sharing the video, Melaye noted that hawkers are not immune to the virus and as such, they should please stay in their homes.
Watch the video below:
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Just recently, Legit.ng reported that Melaye shared a post on Instagram in which he talked about how he has been caring for his debtors amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Melaye said he gave out hand sanitisers and face masks to his debtors. He added that he also calls them on a daily basis to check on them. This, according to the politician, is to prevent them from telling stories when it is time to pay their debts.
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