Senator Dino Melaye with his mother.

The mother of the controversial lawmaker  representing Kogi West at the Senate, Dino Melaye, is dead.

Investigation by POLITICS TIMES showed the woman died on Thursday. Mr Melaye also announced this through his social media accounts.

Mourning his mother, the lawmaker described her as his best friend and a mother who gave her tomorrow for her son today.

“You are still alive because you live in me,” Melaye mourned.

“I know you will never leave me my dependable mother, sister and best friend. You were more than just a mother.

“You gave your tomorrow for my today. Mummy the cloud is without form, but I take solace in the fact that we shall see again,” the lawmaker stated.