The honourable Senator of the National Assembly, representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye has been honoured with an award.
The energetic and very brilliant politician, who knows his onion in the political terrain, recently became Patriarch of Legends of Nollywood after he received the award at the Banquet Hall, National Theater, Iganmu, Lagos, Nigeria on Saturday December 2nd, during the 2017 edition of the Legends of Nollywood Awards.
He was honoured alongside Senator Buruji Kashamu, Senator Ben Bruce, Evangelist Myke Ikoku and Apostle Anselm Madubuko who sent in their representatives.
If you must know, the astute politician, Daniel Dino Melaye was born in the city of Kano. He was a Student union leader at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria before leading the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).
Subsequently, he became the Secretary General of African Youth Council and then that of the Commonwealth Youth Council. These positions won him the African youth of the year award among many other citizens of 54 competing Commonwealth countries in 2005 after which he was appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo to chair the Presidential Advisory Council on Youths.
Over 30 undergraduates are enjoying scholarship under his education empowerment fund, sinking of boreholes in various villages in his constituency, and he has donated drugs worth several millions to hospitals in various villages and has instituted a continuous widow empowerment program.