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Sen. Melaye Advocates For “Made-in-Nigerian Wives”, Blasts Oshiomhole (Video)


Senator has urged Nigerian men to patronize “Made-in-Nigeria” women and stop paying dowry in dollars and pounds.

Melaye, who made the comment during the ’s plenary session on March 2, 2016, also apologized to Governor, , who is married to a foreign wife, Cape Verdean, Iara Fortes, during his speech.

“We will also move in order to encourage the Made-in-Nigeria products in Nigeria, begin to talk about Made-in-Nigeria women. Apologies to my uncle, the governor of , we must as a people stop paying dowry in dollars and pounds,” Melaye said.

“It is time for my colleagues here to become born again,” he added.

Melaye made the comment while supporting a suggestion by Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe urging the to make laws to encourage the consumption of local goods.

Watch video below.

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