The senator representing Kogi West district, Senator Dino Melaye is never shy of being in the news.

The senator, in company of the senate president, Bukola Saraki recently attended the 137th Inter-parliamentary Union assembly which held in Moscow, Russia.

It was at the event he met Russian President, Vladimir Putin and took a photo with him.

The Kogi state senator is seen in a firm grip with the Russian president with his face beaming with an excited smile.  He also called Putin a humble man.

He shared the photos from the event on his Instagram page and wrote:

“With President Putin holding me tight today. Humble man indeed”

Here are more photos from the event: