Biography Profile: Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye is a Nigerian politician born in Kano State. He is currently the Chairman Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Name Daniel Dino Melaye
Place of birth Kano state
Age 45 years old
Nationality Nigerian
Gender Male
Spouse Tokunbo Malaye
Occupation Politician
Party People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
Office Senator
Alma mater Ahmadu Bello University


He was born on 1 January 1974 in Kano state Nigeria, Dino Melaye is aged 45 years old as of 2019.


Completed secondary school education at command and Air-force Secondary School, Kaduna.

Studied Geography at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and graduated in 2000


  • Led the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS).
    Secretary-General of African Youth Council and then that of the Commonwealth Youth Council.
    Appointed by President Olusegun Obasanjo to chair the Presidential Advisory Council on Youths.
    Member of the House of Representatives representing Kabba/Ijumu federal constituency.
    Elected a member of the Senate of Nigeria from the Kogi-West in 2015.
    Re-elected to return as the senator representing Kogi-West senatorial district to be a member of the 9th Senate in 2019.

Dino Melaye was married to Tokunbo Melaye and they were together for ten (10) years. They divorced after his ex-wife claimed that he beats her up and pointed a gun to her head.


Best Honourable Representative of the Year by Global Youth Awareness and Development Initiative

Protector of the Youth P.D.P National Youth Vanguard

Epitome of Servant by National Association of Kogi State Students

Youth Libra for Award by the Visioners Club of Kogi State

The Great Motivator of Students by Nigerian Economic Student Association

Icon of Good Leadership by Kogi Peoples Forum

2008 Diplomatic Member of the year by St Monica’s College Kabba.

The most performed National Legislator by Vision 2020 Youth Group.

Most vibrant Honorable member

Abuja merit Awards African Parliamentarian of the year 2005 in U.S.A
Won the Senator of the year award (2017 & 2018)

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