Governor Adams Oshiomole has described controversial senator, Dino Melaye as childish and disrespectful for the sarcastic remark he made concerning his wife, Lara on the floor of the National assembly.
Oshiomole said Melaye should settle with his ex-wife and concubines instead of poke nosing into other people affairs.He concluded the statement by saying that Melaye should concentrate his energy into making good and relevant laws for Nigeria.
In a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the governor,Mr. Peter Okhiria,he said, “As a ‘nephew’ of the governor and members of the same party, we expected Senator Melaye to tender an unreserved public apology to the Comrade Governor, to no avail.
“It is an open secret that Senator Melaye cannot maintain a decent matrimonial home hence he could descend to this pedestrian level of using the hallowed chambers to ‘categorise’ women as if they were pieces of items for purchase. Any responsible individual that is truly worthy to be called a senator, a position that convokes respect, decorum and decent public conduct, should know the limits of his verbal diarrhea.
He continued, “The liberty of free speech guaranteed in the hallowed chambers does not impose lunacy on anyone to disparage other Nigerians, let alone pry into their matrimony in a very derisive manner. We had intended to ignore this uncomplimentary comment as one of the several empty displays of the senator, but the fact that it tends to reduce women to pieces of tissue calls for this response.”
“As we probed into Dino Melaye’s humanity, we were reminded that he is a man known for his vainglorious rodomontade and the childish display of his ostentatious lifestyle complements his love for foreign items. Many of such euro-centric mentality he has persistently displayed on social media, to underscore his materialistic eccentricity, hence his dialectical opposition to made-in-Nigeria goods. But an attempt at making women wear the garb of goods to be picked off the shelves was to take the issue to a ridiculous and irresponsible level.”
Oshiomhole said “Melaye has exposed himself as a simpleton and a court jester whose words and tactlessness cannot be taken seriously by matured people.”
He added, “We advise that Melaye should mend his ways with his ex-wife and concubines before coming to the village square to display his crass ignorance and emptiness to the Nigerian people.
“If he has anything to offer, Dino Melaye should concentrate on making good laws for the people of Nigeria rather than descend to a ridiculous level, thus displaying to the whole world his unworthiness to sit in the hallowed chambers of the Nigerian Senate.”