High-profile but controversial senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, on Saturday, gifted veteran ailing actor, Sadiq Daba a sum of one million naira.
The legendary Nollywood actor and broadcaster is currently battling cancer of the blood, Leukemia and prostate cancer.
Senator Melaye shared the thank you message Daba sent to him after the visit on his Instagram page.
Daba popular for his role as ‘Bitrus’ in the classic TV series ‘Cock Crow at Dawn’, disclosed in the message that Melaye gave him N1million, describing him as a Daniel who came to his rescue.
The message reads, “You call him the maverick…but then what is there in a name!! Call him what you may, I call him a Daniel come to the rescue.
“A man humble enough to know and appreciate the need of his fellow human being …how compassionate, caring, and humane can one be?
“To Senator Dino Melaye my eternal gratitude, My prayers.The good Lord will continue to guide, protect, be shield and guard in whatever you do ….
“His countless blessings are yours,you came and out of the goodness of your heart gave out a MILLION NAIRA towards towards my treatment….. You will be replenish in abundance in Jesus Almighty name!!!
“Again who else ,but the indefatigable Dr Joe Odumakin…the Angel was with him!!! Bless you Sir!! – Sadiq Daba’