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As Recession Bites Harder, Popular Nigerian Senator Buys N180 million Rolls Royce Luxury Car (Photos)

As Recession Bites Harder, Popular Nigerian Senator Buys N180 million Rolls Royce Luxury Car (Photos)

The Rolls Royce

Amid a national recession that has left millions of Nigerians struggling to feed daily, high-spending Nigerian senator has acquired a 93-year-old Rolls Royce estimated at N180 million.

Influential APC politician and the senator representing Kogi Central, Dino Melaye, has reportedly acquired a 93-year-old Rolls Royce estimated at N180 million, amid a national recession that has left millions of his compatriots struggling to feed daily.

According to Premium Times, the flamboyant senator who owns a fleet of luxury and antiquated cars worth billions of Naira, has at least 28 of the expensive cars parked at his upmarket residence in Maitama Abuja.

The Rolls Royce has the registration number “MELAYE 2” and is believed to cost some $400,000.

As Recession Bites Harder, Popular Nigerian Senator Buys N180 million Rolls Royce Luxury Car (Photos)


Speaking to a correspondent, a close source said the car was purchased in Las Vegas, in the United States of America.

“Senator Dino Melaye is very smart, he actually got the car from Las Vegas two years ago. At that time, he was busy committed with anti-graft crusade as Executive Secretary of Anti-Corruption Network (ACN) but decided to keep it in secrecy,” the source said.

The chairman of the Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory reportedly released the photographs of the vehicle as he prepared to exhibit the exotic model at the National Assembly this week.

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