- A photo of Dino Melaye is making the rounds on social media
- The photo was shared with a caption implying the former lawmaker is not involved with Hushpuppi's fraudulent activities
- Nigerians took to Twitter to react to the photo and the caption attached
- The Kogi politician reached out to Legit.ng saying the Twitter handle is not his
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Popular politician Dino Melaye is trending on Twitter over his photo with arrested Dubai-based Nigerian big boy Hushpuppi.
Sharing a photo of him together with the acclaimed real estate developer, Dino was alleged to have said that the company a person keeps is not a reflection of who they are.
In the photo shared, the Kogi state born politician shared a smile with Hushpuppi as they stood side by side for the camera. Meanwhile, photos of both men together have been seen a number of times on the internet.
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It was earlier reported that the rich boy was involved in a fraud of N13.5bn ($35m) meant for ventilators to treat COVID-19 Native Americans.
In a swift reaction to the trending photo and the caption attached to it, the former legislator reached out to Legit.ng saying the Twitter handle being quoted is not his.
The former senator noted that his Twitter handle is Senator Dino Melaye @dino_melaye and not Dino Melaye @DinoMelaye.
But that did not stop Nigerians from reacting to it as they took to the comment section to air their opinions.
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that the International Police Nigeria said it is making plans to extradite the Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalodely from the United Arab Emirates to Nigeria to face alleged multiple fraud charges.
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The Nations reported that the Interpol is also on the trail of other accomplices in the alleged fraud who are resident in Nigeria to bring them to justice.
The big money spender, popularly known as Hushpuppi was recently arrested in Dubai, alongside one Mr Woodbery and several others, by Interpol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Dubai.
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