Former Kogi West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye has denied viral reports that confessed international fraudster, Ramon Abbas AKA Hushpuppi laundered $31 million for him.
Melaye, in a video posted on his Facebook account on Monday night, said those behind the rumours are his detractors.
While urging members of the public to disregard the rumour, the former lawmaker mockingly said he wouldn’t mind if those behind the rumours can give him one million dollars out of the alleged $31 million.
Some old pictures of Melaye with Hushpuppi also re-emerged online, fuelling rumours that he also has a relationship with the fraudster.
Watch the video of Melaye’s denial in which he described those responsible for the rumour as ‘awon oloshi’.