One of the country’s youngest senators; Elisha Abbo has apologised for physically assaulting a young nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja. It was reported that the incident happened on May 11 about a month before his swearing-in.
The video of the assault recently went viral and the Senator was summoned for his actions, by the Nigeria police as well as his Political party, PDP. Nigerians reacted to the video, adding that the Senator deserved to be prosecuted. Politicians such as; Atiku, Lauretta and Abike Dabiri also reacted, together with other Nigerian celebrities.
In a bid to salvage the situation, the Senator has apologised to the victim of his physical assault saying; ”I personally apologize to Barbra and her family for my actions. No matter what you did to me, you did not deserve such treatment,”
See video below;
Press conference by Senator Elisha Abbo https://t.co/iR9aWVojkp
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) July 3, 2019