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A mild drama played out at the Senate Wednesday morning when senators compete over Valentine dressing during the plenary session.
The scene for the drama was set when the Chief Whip of the Senate, Olusola Adeyeye (APC,Osun) observed that trio of Senators Oluremi Tinubu, Dino Melaye and Monsuratu Sunmonu wore red in line with today’s Valentine celebration.
Adeyeye had at the beginning of the sitting asked Melaye to tone down the spirit of Valentine and returned to his seat.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki thanked Adeyeye for the observation and asked Melaye to move for the adoption of Votes and Proceedings of Tuesday.
In moving the motion, Melaye who wore red jacket, said: " on my behalf and that of Oluremi Tinubu, I move for the adoption of the Votes and Proceedings ".
Saraki then asked Tinubu to second the adoption of the Votes and Proceedings.
Seconding it, Tinubu tackled Saraki for asking Melaye to move for the adoption, saying it negates the ranking rule of the Senate.
She said: " I should be the one to move for the adoption because I’m senior to your beloved son. This is partiality. "
She also said Saraki was wrong for calling Melaye as the most dressed person, saying, " he is not the best dressed. I have roses on my cloth and he has none."
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