By Toby Prince
Following his defeat at the just concluded Kogi West Senatorial poll, a glut of Nigerians have called on Dino Melaye to delve fully into Nollywood.
The flamboyant erstwhile lawmaker had previously taken up cameo movie roles in the past – meaning he won’t entirely be strange to the terrain.
Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party lost his bid to return to the red chamber as Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was pronounced winner.
Mr Adeyemi polled 88,373 votes while Mr Melaye recorded 62,133 votes, according to the result announced by the returning officer, Olajide Lawal.
During his four years in the Senate, Mr Melaye was renowned for his extravagant lifestyle, high-headedness and extremely amusing gimmicks which was well captured.
Here are a dozen unforgettable pictures of the former House of Rep member.