The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to Senator Elisha Abbo’s video that has gone viral on the internet, calling on the Police to ensure that the senator is prosecuted.
His reaction was contained in a post on his verified Twitter handle, @atiku. Atiku in the post writes that the senator is well known to him but “that the law is clear and leaders must lead by example.”
Atiku wrote that the action of the senator was “sad and inexcusable.”
He further noted:
“I advise him to publicly apologize, voluntarily go to the police and show a good example expected of a young leader. I also call on our party, the
@OfficialPDPNig to take necessary disciplinary action and the @PoliceNG to ensure the law takes its full course.”
In the video released exclusively by Premium Times, the youngest Nigerian Senator, repeatedly assaulted a nursing mother in an adult sex toy shop in Abuja.
The nursing mother who is a friend to the shop owner had pleaded with senator Elisha Abbo to “take it easy”during an argument with the shop owner.
Elisha Abbo, the Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District on the platform of the Peoples Democratic party is the youngest Nigeria Senator at the age of 41.