The Nigeria Police have reacted to the reported abduction of Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.
The senator was reportedly abducted on Thursday morning at Gwagwalada by unknown gunmen when he was heading to Lokoja to attend a court session.
In a statement issued on Thursday night by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Jimoh Moshood, the police dared the family members of Melaye or his staff who claimed to have witnessed the alleged abduction, to report the matter to the Police.
“Nigeria Police Force have not received any complaint or report in any of its Police Stations or Divisions throughout the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) or any other State of the Federation of the kidnap of Senator Dino Melaye from any of his family member, friend, associate or staff to indicate that the Senator has been kidnapped”, Moshood has said.
He said the Police got “the report of the purported kidnap of Senator Dino Melaye in some sections of the media”.