A Nigerian senator has been criticised for his look in a song video depicting his lavish way of life.
The tune Dino, named after Dino Melaye, options lyrics like “100 vehicles within the car parking zone like I am Dino”.
The video displays rapper Kach pretending to devour greenback expenses, showing pricey vehicles, a mansion, jewelry and footwear.
Mr Melaye represents the Kogi West constituency, the place many native civil servants are owed months of back-pay.
And many of us took to social media to criticise him:
Within the video, Mr Melaye is observed stepping out of a automobile, dressed in a T-shirt labelled Legend.
The senator is widely recognized for his love of luxurious vehicles, champagne and fashion designer garments, as his Instagram account displays.
Different lyrics within the tune come with: “Popping bottles within the membership is not anything like I am Dino” and “Dino Melaiye ok’oshi mi o raye”, which means “Get out, I do not have time for this,” adopted by way of the refrain “Dino, Dino, Dino”.
Kach, the son of Nigeria’s petroleum minister Ibe Kachikwu, has come to the defence of the senator, pronouncing he has performed not anything flawed.
Within the video, Mr Melaye additionally does his signature dance regimen of flattening his eye-lids and staring on the digicam in defiance of his critics.
Final yr the senator launched a video of himself dancing and making a song what is referred to now because the “ajeku iya tune”- a Yoruba proverb which states that when you confront any individual larger than you, you might be certain to be badly crushed up.
In February, he revealed a ebook titled Antidotes for Corruption, which attracted blended evaluations.