Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi east, says he regained his freedom after spending 11 hours in the “wilderness”.
The senator was allegedly abducted in Abuja on Thursday.
Ben Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, had raised the alarm on “Melaye’s kidnap” but the police said it could not confirm.
However on Friday, Melaye tweeted that he had regained freedom, thanking Nigerians for their prayers.
Below are reactions from Twitter and Facebook:
Dino Melaye was ‘kidnapped’ and his brother called Ben Bruce instead of Police. Poorly scripted Political Movie… Call it Pollywood.
— Wale Adetona (@iSlimfit) July 27, 2018
What if @dino_melaye have been sponsoring all the attacks on his constituency projects and masterminded his kidnap to evade appearance, all in the name of garnering public sympathy from some Nigerians?
— Ayilara Adekunle (@KarkundiLar) July 27, 2018
Drama king, Dino Melaye has announced his return on twitter barely 24 hours after claims he was abducted surfaced online. Will he be ‘abducted’ again on the next date he is expected to appear in court? We wait as the drama continue to unfold.
— Abubakar Sidiq Usman (@MrAbuSidiq) July 27, 2018
Ogbeni @dino_melaye best movie acting senator of all time…nobody go ever match your record…Iwo werey jati jati yi.
— Hammed (@hamlaw080) July 27, 2018
A Wale Adenuga production!!! … We are nothing but pencil in the eye of the creator. #superstory
— Elnino_Abdulaziz (@Elnino_haaz) July 27, 2018
How convenient to get kidnapped just on your to a court hearing you have previously attempted to shun or dodge? Well done o, Oga @dino_melaye. May God keep you safe for us. And especially for Lady Justice!
— Gimba Kakanda (@gimbakakanda) July 27, 2018
So… Yesterday, A Sienna BLOCKED Dino Melaye in a possible “Kidnap attempt”… Whereabouts unknown, Dino’s brother reported to the DPO, NASS Police Station, Senator Ben Bruce… Investigation is ONGOING.
— Jubril A. Gawat (@Mr_JAGs) July 27, 2018
🤣🤣🤣🤣. Dino has finally released Melaye.
— segilola (@segilolaa) July 27, 2018
Exclusive video: How Dino escaped from kidnappers…. Dm to watch the complete thrilling and inspiring stunt pulled by our Actor of the year…. Warning! PG -15 pic.twitter.com/mnMIjQTGJD
— Olagunju Oladele👓🆗 (@deleconcept) July 27, 2018
Dino Melaye’s escape from his kidnappers should be the fasted so far in the history of kidnappings in Nigeria
VIP abductee 👏👏
— Tunde Eneji (@iameneji) July 27, 2018
I thought @benmurraybruce is now streetwise; how come he didn’t announce the escape of @dino_melaye? For all we know Alabi Yellow may well know whats up but decided to just play along, after all, Dino is a new PDP convert. Crazy drama
— Olatunde Raji (@RajiOlatunde) July 27, 2018
The shameless antics of Dino Melaye will only end up costing the PDP the votes of neutrals. Such foolishness is bound to be a concern for voters & these recurring embarrassments will be a stain on whoever associates with Dino
— Olumide Omoniyi,MSc. (@KaizerOmoniyi) July 27, 2018
so i heard there is a new Movie about to Drop in Nigeria, what did you call the title.
Me: The escape. starring Dino Melaye pic.twitter.com/57RMFKFqZA
— fiyinfoluzy (@34ed793706364bd) July 27, 2018
I’m sure Dino Melaye’s children will be ashamed of the type of papa they have. Common sense is not common at all. #ThisIsNigeria
— #OmoOlogo ⚓ (@el_Chapizo) July 27, 2018
My uncle @dino_melaye is alive and well, I can finally sleep. The man singlehandedly fought “dangerous” kidnappers and freed himself. We experience miracles like this when elections are near. To God be the glory pic.twitter.com/AG13kONtX7
— Adeola Fayehun (@AdeolaFayehun) July 27, 2018
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