Last updated on May 1st, 2019 at 09:47 pm
Controversial Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye has bagged Masters degree at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State.
The Kogi West Senator made the announcement on his official Twitter and Instagram page where he’s seen posing in a photo with the African richest man Alhaji Aliko Dangote.
He graduated with MSc International Relations and Diplomacy, ABU, Zaria at the 2019 convocation ceremony where Aliko Dangote was also honoured.
The returning lawmaker to the National Assembly, recalled, on February 25, 2019 was declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial election, beating one time senator, Smart Adeyemi.
Melaye polled 85, 395 votes to defeat Adeyemi of the All Progressive Congress who scored 66, 901 votes.
Coincidentally, Melaye allegedly involved in certificate forgery in 2017 when he claimed that he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography ABU.
Not only that, he had also claimed to have a degree from the Boston-based Ivy League Harvard University in the United States.
In the midst of the certificate scandal, the lawmaker further claimed to have successfully earned seven degrees from various other institutions around the world.
He also claimed to have obtained degrees from Harvard’s University, Kennedy School for Educational Leadership and London School of Economics and Political Science. Both institutions denied him.
London School of Economics and Political Science claimed there’s no evidence on its database that Mr. Melaye ever Obtained any degree there.
His photos on Twittter have continued to generate controversies. But his admirers sings his praises.