Men of the Nigerian Police Force today invaded the Abuja residence of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye.
The police personnel reportedly invaded his Abuja residence located at 11 Sangha street, off Mississippi, Maitama. The invasion is said to have occured around 1 pm today.
The street leading up to his house has be3n blocked by security personel and his house has been cordoned off by security operatives with Toyota Hilux operational vehicles.
The lawmaker announced on Twitter following the invasion:
Similarly Senator Ben Murray-Bruce also tweeted:
Although no charges have been levied against the Senator, this arrest is perceived as being politically motivated meant to quell the opposition in the build up to the 2019 elections.