NIGERIA: Daniel Dino Melaye Biography And Profile

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NIGERIA: Daniel Dino Melaye Biography And Profile

Poverty was his next of kin before providence smiled on him. An indigent student from the onset. Dino an elected member of the House of Representative from Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency and Chairman Information and National Orientation started self sponsoring himself at a young age. This bold move has now shaped his life for the better, making him rank among the movers and shakers of the polity.

A very brilliant and enchanting personality, the people’s legislator, who was the head boy in both his primary and secondary school. Among his peers and contemporaries, he has grown over the years in becoming a force too strong to be ignored. He does have a complete dossier of many names and appellations he answers, call him Dino, Mr. Fix it, Imole De, Dino Marwa, Political Machine and lots more.

Daniel Dino Melaye was born in the Ancient city of Kano, Student Union Leader at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in his varsity days before successfully leading the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). After that he became the Secretary General of African Youth Council and then that of the Common Wealth Youth Council, positions of which 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.

He bagged Bsc. Geography from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Not fewer than 30 undergraduates are enjoying scholarship under his education empowerment fund, sinking of boreholes in various villages in his constituency, donated drugs worth several millions to hospitals in various villages and not to forget his continuous widow empowerment programme.
Honourable Dino Daniel Melaye is a father of 3.

This inevitable personality has won him several awards in his prestigious years of service; they are Best Honourable Representative of the Year by Global Youth Awareness and Development Initiative, Protector of the Youth P.D.P National Youth Vanguard, Epitome of Servant by National Association of Kogi State Students, Youth Libra for Award by the Visioners Club of Kogi State, the Great Motivator of Students by Nigerian Economic Student Association, Icon of Good Leadership by Kogi Peoples Forum, 2008 Diplomatic Member of the year by St. Monica’s College Kabba and the most performed National Legislator by Vision 2020 Youth Group. Most vibrant honourable member, Abuja merit Awards African Parliamentarian of the year 2005 in U.S.A

He has the following Chieftaincy Titles:

  • Otunba of Bunu Kingdom
  • Arogundade of Ogagi Amuro
  • Olugbayi of Gbede
  • Gbeluro of Ogidi
  • Ariwajoye of Ekinrin Adde
  • Oluamofin of Okoro Gbede
  • Asiwaju of Oke-Offin
  • Olugbeye of Aiyetoro-Gbede
  • Alutushe of Oke-bukun
  • Bolagunwa of Obajana


Hand Pump Borehole
– Okebukun, Kabba/Bunu
– Olujumu’s Palace, Ijumu LGA
– Iyamoye Ijumu LGA
– Iluagba Ijumu LGA
– Aduge Ijumu LGA
– Ogidi Ijumu LGA
– Iluke, Kabba/Bunu
– Ayegunle Igun Bunu
– Odo Ape, Kabba/Bunu
– Iluafon, Ayegunle Ijumu LGA
– Iluafon Ayetoro, Ijumu
– Igbopin Ijumu

– Grading Ayegunle Gbede/Olle Road 15/044/09

– Oba of Oke-Offin’s Palace
– Olu Adde’s Palace
– Olukoyi Okoro’s Palace
– Obajemu Oweland’s Palace
– Olujumu’s Palace
– Olu of Okebukun’s Palace
– Obadofin of Oweland’s Palace
– Ologidi of Ogidi’s Palace

– Supply of drugs to six communities in Bunu
– Supply of Hospital/Equipment to Ekiri Adde
– Supply of Basic Drugs to Ekinrin Adde Hospital

Supply of School Furniture
– St Andrews Pri Sch Kabba
– St Andrews Pri. Sch Egbeda Kabba
– Oile Bunu
– Ogale, Ijumu Lga
– Akutupa Kiri, Bunu
– Baptist Pri. Sch Ayetoro Gbede
– Ekiri Adde

Building of Classrooms
– Ayetoro-Kiri

Information and Communication Technology:
Donation of Computers
– GGSS Ayetoro Gbede
– Baptist High School Iyah
– Gbede Microfinance Bank, Ayetoro Gbede

Bills & Motions:
– A bill for an act to create National Cardiothoracic Centres

– Deplorable state of Education in Nigeria
– Nigerian Communication Commission and Telecommunication Regulation
– Need for Public and Political Officer Holders to curb frequent oversea medical treatment
– Removal of speed bumps on Abuja Highways
– Inhuman treatment of NITEL workers arising from non-payment of their salary arrears
– The N65 billion overpriced run way project
– Ministry of Agriculture failure to disburse N200b loan
– Exploitation by NECO on unemployed Nigerian
– Partial and non implementation 2008 and 2009 MDG quick win project
– Partial and non implementation 2008 and 2009 MDG quick win project
– Motion on the sales of Fg’s properties in the US
– Motion on the Auction of 1,000 tractors and accessories procured for over 65Billion
– Motion on the construction of dualization of Airport and Kubwa road by Julius Berger at 257Billion Naira.
– Motion on Delta Steel, led to revocation of sale to GHIL
– Motion on Siemens, the motion led to the resignation of Chief Vincent Ogbulafor and trial in court


Interview With Dino Melaye (SaharaTV)

– Daniel Dino Melaye

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