Former Presidential aspirant, Remi Sonaiya took to Twitter to caution Senator Dino Melaye after he made a joke about Coronavirus and the senator has now responded.
It began with Dino Melaye tweeting: “The New Nigerian Order. People who live abroad used to be scared of villagers when they return home… but now, villagers are scared of them!!!
Senator Dino MELAYE.”
Remi Sonaiya reacted to his tweet, writing: “I believe that the exalted position you occupy demands a lot more seriousness. This kind of joke – plus the singing and dancing – should be left to others. #SeriousLeadership.”
Dino, popularly called the Singing Senator because of the unique songs he comes up with to address issues, replied: “We in exalted positions have blood flowing thru our veins not kerosene. D hypocrisy of leaders is responsible for d disconnect with d people. How does cracking a joke affect productivity? I sing & moved highest number of motions and bills..i beg those that sing not wetin dem do?”
He also took to Instagram to share the exchange and he wrote: “Deception and pretense worse than comedy.”