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Dino Melaye awarded as Nigeria's best senator of 2016

Dino Melaye awarded as Nigeria's best senator of 2016

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west at the National Assembly has been awarded as the most outstanding senator of year 2016.

This was announced on Wednesday, November 23 during a national Assembly press corps award night in Abuja, Nigeria's federal capital.

Dino Melaye awarded as Nigeria's best senator of 2016

Senator Dino Melaye receiving his award from Senate president, Bukola Saraki, during the awards ceremony on Wednesday night.

Melaye, known for his outspoken nature and fearless comments against policies which he deems unfit for the people, was recently at the Havard University to improve on his leadership skills.

He has also been involved in series of altercations with fellow All Progressives Congress (APC) members at the National Assembly and beyond.

Dino Melaye awarded as Nigeria's best senator of 2016

Some of the senators and Dino Melaye during the ceremony on Wednesday, November 23.

But he has now been crowned the most outstanding senator of the year during an awards ceremony in Nigeria's feederal capital, a sign that some of his outbursts were either not seriously considered negative or were not negative in the real sense.

Dino Melaye awarded as Nigeria's best senator of 2016

Dino Melaye displaying his award at the ceremony on Wednesday, November 23.

In an exclusive interview with NAIJ.com recently, Melaye revealed that he remains one of the most investigated Nigerians in history yet he has not been indicted of any criminal activity.

Dino Melaye awarded as Nigeria's best senator of 2016

Senator Bukola Saraki, president of the Nigerian Senate, decorating Dino Melaye as the best senator of 2016.

Melaye also recently described President Muhammadu Buhari’s medium term expenditure framework and fiscal strategy paper (MTEF) as a fraud.

While passing his damning verdict on the MTEF on Wednesday, November 23, during the Senate’s deliberation on the document, described the document as “a lie, not truthful and is not factual”.

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