Highly controversial Senator Dino Melaye has finally opened up on his alleged abduction which took place last week .
Melaye who was expected to be in court in Lokoja over illegal arms possession said he left Abuja early Thursday morning to Lokoja when he spotted a Sienna car trailing him.
He said the car occupants soon overtook him and started shooting at his vehicle.
“When I realised that they wanted to burn my vehicle, I quickly opened the car and ran into the bush. I had to run for my life. It was the grace of God that made me to escape.
“When I got into the bush, I climbed a tree and stayed there. While on the tree, I saw two of the policemen coming to look for me, but they didn’t know I was on the tree. I was in the bush for 11 hours.
“My brother that was in one of the vehicles didn’t know what happened. So, he had to raise an alarm that I was kidnapped. He went to the Gwagwalada police station and reported the matter. At first, they wanted to act, but when one of them made a call, they started tossing my brother up and down
“They then asked him to go and wait for them at the scene, that they would join him. But he waited for more than 45 minutes, they didn’t come. So, it’s not true for the police to say that none of my family members reported the matter.”
Even with his cover up story, many Nigerians still believe Dino Melaye faked the attempted abduction to avoid his pending court case.