Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says he regained his freedom after spending 11 hours in the “wilderness”.

The senator was allegedly abducted in Abuja on Thursday.

Ben Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, had raised the alarm on “Melaye’s kidnap” but the police said it could not confirm.

However on Friday, Melaye tweeted that he had regained freedom, thanking Nigerians for their prayers.Read More

Below are reactions from Twitter and Facebook:

Wale Adetona

@iSlimfit

Dino Melaye was ‘kidnapped’ and his brother called Ben Bruce instead of Police. Poorly scripted Political Movie… Call it Pollywood.

Ayilara Adekunle@KarkundiLar

What if @dino_melaye have been sponsoring all the attacks on his constituency projects and masterminded his kidnap to evade appearance, all in the name of garnering public sympathy from some Nigerians?

Abubakar Sidiq Usman

@MrAbuSidiq

Drama king, Dino Melaye has announced his return on twitter barely 24 hours after claims he was abducted surfaced online. Will he be ‘abducted’ again on the next date he is expected to appear in court? We wait as the drama continue to unfold.

Senator Dino Melaye@dino_melaye

I thank God once again for escaping another dangerous attack. I also thank Nigerians for their prayers and show of Love. Spent 11 hours in the wilderness traumatized but God preserved me. God is the best and in whom ONLY I trust. They will continue to try. WE SHALL OVERCOME!!!

Hammed@hamlaw080

Ogbeni @dino_melaye best movie acting senator of all time…nobody go ever match your record…Iwo werey jati jati yi.

Senator Dino Melaye@dino_melaye

I thank God once again for escaping another dangerous attack. I also thank Nigerians for their prayers and show of Love. Spent 11 hours in the wilderness traumatized but God preserved me. God is the best and in whom ONLY I trust. They will continue to try. WE SHALL OVERCOME!!!

Elnino_Abdulaziz@Elnino_haaz

A Wale Adenuga production!!! … We are nothing but pencil in the eye of the creator.

Gimba Kakanda

@gimbakakanda

How convenient to get kidnapped just on your to a court hearing you have previously attempted to shun or dodge? Well done o, Oga @dino_melaye. May God keep you safe for us. And especially for Lady Justice!

Jubril A. Gawat@Mr_JAGs

So… Yesterday, A Sienna BLOCKED Dino Melaye in a possible “Kidnap attempt”… Whereabouts unknown, Dino’s brother reported to the DPO, NASS Police Station, Senator Ben Bruce… Investigation is ONGOING.

Jubril A. Gawat@Mr_JAGs

FLASH: Senator @dino_melaye (Kogi West) has thanked Nigerians for their prayers on the ‘kidnap attempt’ on him… says he Spent 11 hours in the “wilderness” & he is traumatized

segilola@segilolaa

🤣🤣🤣🤣. Dino has finally released Melaye.

Senator Dino Melaye@dino_melaye

I thank God once again for escaping another dangerous attack. I also thank Nigerians for their prayers and show of Love. Spent 11 hours in the wilderness traumatized but God preserved me. God is the best and in whom ONLY I trust. They will continue to try. WE SHALL OVERCOME!!!

Olagunju Oladele👓🆗@deleconcept

Exclusive video: How Dino escaped from kidnappers…. Dm to watch the complete thrilling and inspiring stunt pulled by our Actor of the year…. Warning! PG -15 pic.twitter.com/mnMIjQTGJD

Tunde Eneji@iameneji

Dino Melaye’s escape from his kidnappers should be the fasted so far in the history of kidnappings in Nigeria

VIP abductee 👏👏

Olatunde Raji@RajiOlatunde

I thought @benmurraybruce is now streetwise; how come he didn’t announce the escape of @dino_melaye? For all we know Alabi Yellow may well know whats up but decided to just play along, after all, Dino is a new PDP convert. Crazy drama

Olumide Omoniyi,MSc.@KaizerOmoniyi

The shameless antics of Dino Melaye will only end up costing the PDP the votes of neutrals. Such foolishness is bound to be a concern for voters & these recurring embarrassments will be a stain on whoever associates with Dino

fiyinfoluzy@34ed793706364bd

so i heard there is a new Movie about to Drop in Nigeria, what did you call the title.

Me: The escape. starring Dino Melaye

#OmoOlogo ⚓@el_Chapizo

I’m sure Dino Melaye’s children will be ashamed of the type of papa they have. Common sense is not common at all.

Adeola Fayehun

@AdeolaFayehun

My uncle @dino_melaye is alive and well, I can finally sleep. The man singlehandedly fought “dangerous” kidnappers and freed himself. We experience miracles like this when elections are near. To God be the glory

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‘Dino has released Melaye’, ‘A Wale Adenuga production’ — reactions to return of Kogi senator from ‘wilderness’