The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District was today presented with the HALLOFGRACE “Man of the Year” award.
The managing Director/Grand Custodian of the said award, Chief Alex Akinyele, former Minister of Information and Sports said that the Hall of Grace International, which have for the upward of 5 years is aimed at encouraging good governance through celebration and recognition of worthy Nigerians.
According to the representative of the Hall of Grace International, Mr. Rupert Ojenuwa, Senator Dino Melaye was considered for the award due to his massive support for democracy, continuous support for the masses and the Nigerian nation as well as humanitarian strides, which have shown that the Nigerian project is bigger than any political leaning.
The activities of Senator Dino Melaye mirrors the fact that for Nigeria to get to where it ought to be, everyone has to think Nigeria and her people first and will go a long ways in inspiring several other Nigerians to follow his noble steps.
Senator Dino in his response said that there is need for Nigerians to begin to agitate and to ask questions.
"In every unjust society, silence is a crime. As for me, i have conquered fear. Nigerians should ensure that we don't give room for a government of the greedy by the greedy and for the greedy" he said.
He therefore dedicated the award to the Chibok girls, praying for their safe return.