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Nigerian senator caught on camera physically assaulting a lady, apologies, begs for forgiveness in tears

Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa North Senatorial District

Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo, the senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, who was caught on camera repeatedly slapping a lady who is a nursing mother, has apologised and begged for forgiveness.

He apologised publicly to Nigerians and to the victim (identified as Bibra) and her family.

“It is with a deep sense of remorse and responsibility that I, Senator Ishaku Abbo, profoundly apologize to all Nigerians, the Senate, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), my family, friends as well as our mothers, the Nigerian women.

“I personally apologize to Bibra (the victim) and her family for my action towards her, which has brought immense discomfort in our body polity.

“I have never been known or associated with such actions in the past.

“Regardless of what transpired prior to my expression of anger, I am sincerely sorry and plead that all men and women of good conscience should have the heart to forgive me.

“To err is human, to forgive is divine. To the church of God everywhere in the world, I am sorry. As an ambassador of Christ, much is expected of me.

“My family and religious upbringing do not give approval of such conduct and for this, as a leader, I seek forgiveness before God and all those who feel offended by my action.

“Indeed, this episode has taught me very great lessons, but as a private citizen and a public officer, particularly as a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria upon whom public confidence is bestowed,” he said in tears.

Naija Buzz News had earlier published a profound content about everything you need to know regarding the scandal.

Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo, the senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, apologises publicly to the lady (identified as Bibra) who he physically assaulted at an adult toy shop in Abuja. Source: Naija Buzz News TV
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