- Dino Melaye, a former senator representing Kogi West senatorial district,was recently captured attending his graduation ceremony
- The controversial and flamboyant ex-lawmaker bagged a degree in law from Baze University Abuja
- The pictures from the ceremony was shared on Facebook and Nigerians soon flooded the comment section of the post to congratulate Melaye
The former lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district at the upper chamber, Dino Melaye, has added a law degree to his portfolio.
This development is coming four months after he allegedly bagged a Master's degree in Policy Analysis from the University of Abuja.
The ex-lawmaker took to his verified Facebook page on Wednesday evening, July 14, to celebrate the new milestone.
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The statement of result dated 26th of November 2019 was signed by the university's deputy registrar (academic), Alkasim M. Umar.
The news has generated mixed reactions as some Nigerians congratulates him while others wonder if the degree is legit.
Rasaq Salami on Facebook wrote
"Congratulations sir, your silence on the social media is worth it. Keep it up."
Olu Oyahanye said:
"Congratulations to you, Senator, Chief Dino Melaye."
Rabil Yakub said:
"This graduation is cleared not the other one that is not cleared. Congratulations Dino melaye we are proud of you."
Muhammad Gentlemalam said:
"Congratulations SDM. The singing Senator."
Ogwu Ojone Justice said:
"Hope this is your actual first degree because Abu programme was confusing."
Bassida Utibe said:
"You're now qualified for presidency.... Nobody bunu."
Sudumma Albert Anthony wrote:
Dino Melaye blasts Ndume over certificate scandal
Legit.ng recalls that in 2017, Senator Melaye lashed out at Senator Ali Ndume for asking the Senate to investigate allegations that he did not graduate from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU).
Melaye was at the time involved in a scandal after reports from Sahara Reporters indicated that although he attended ABU, he did not graduate.
Ndume had at the plenary on Tuesday, March 20, 2017, raised a point of order asking the Senate to investigate the allegation.