Controversial politician, Dino Melaye, has replied his numerous critics who have been attacking his show of wealth and asking that he sell his cars.
The former representative of Kogi West senatorial district, said people can only be of great help to the poor when they are rich and selling his cars is not an option.
In a viral video, Dino said that he wants to use the medium to squarely address those who have been on his neck to sell all his automobiles as if it would put a stop to the country’s problems.
He expressed that he has never for once claimed to be all-in-all, adding that he is doing the best within his limits to help people.
“The truth of the matter is that if I sell everything I have, I would become poor. And only the rich can deliver the poor, the poor cannot deliver the poor,” he said.
The politician also said that he is not an impulsive giver and that he gives things based on the instruction of the Holy Spirit.
Dino said everyone has their passion, and that for him, automobiles is it. He said that he will even add more to his fleet of cars, and that there is a car delivery currently on the sea for him.
“I ain’t gonna sell any of my cars, I am even praying for more wealth to buy more. My passion is automobile, I have one on the sea that I am expecting now” he said.
CANDIIDONLINE reports that Dino had earlier said that he owes his wealth to hard work and not government contracts.
He told Dele Momodu of Ovation on an Instagram live chat that he does not have anything to hide and that he is perhaps the most investigated Nigerian.
The politician said that he has been invited by theEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on many occasionsto on acoount of his wealth.
The former lawmaker was recently seen givimg money to some banana hawkers and advising them on the need to stay at home and obey the guidelines on coronavirus.
Before the politician gave the hawkers money, he spoke long to them on how they were endangering their lives by going out and selling their wares during the pandemic.