Chairman of the Association of Local Governments Of Nigeria (ALGON), Kogi state chapter who is also the Administrator of Ijumu local government area Hon Taufiq Isa has described as malicious and a tissue of lies, his rumoured arrest by the police in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye's life.
Information had broke out late Wednesday to the effect that the administrator was arrested and whisked away to Abuja over the purported attack on Senator Dino Melaye
The Administrator who debunked the purported allegation through his media consultant, Abubakar Suleman lamented that the rumour was unfounded and untrue, urging the general public to disregard the claims.
According to him , the administrator as the Chief security officer of the local government had already constituted a 10- man committee to investigate the assassination claim by Senator Dino Melaye even as the Commisioner of police Wilson Inalegwu has also iinstituted high powered probe panel which is headed by the Regent of OluIjumu.
" It is surprising to read on the pages of some newspapers that the Administrator of Ijumu local government has been arrested by the police"
He alleged that the story was sponsored by Senator Dino Melaye who has been desperate to smear the administrator's good reputation by trying to drag him into unnecessary and illogical issues.
The Media Consultant called on the good people of kogi to disregard the unfounded story while calling on journalists to confirms the facts before rushing to press.
It would be recalled that last saturday , Senator Dino had stunned the world that he escaped assasination attempt on him in his country home at Aiyeto Gbede in Ijumu LGA of Ijumu allegedly fingering the Administrator Hon. Taufiw Isah who has consistently denied his involvement.