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ASSAULT: Senator Abbo gets N5 million bail

Senator Abbo weeps as he apologises for assaulting nursing mother (video)

The senator from Adamawa North, Elisha Abbo, who assaulted a nursing murder at a sex toy shop in Abuja, has been granted bail in the sum of N5 million by the Zuba Magistrate Court, Abuja.

This came after the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police arraigned him before the court presided over by Senior Magistrate Abdullahi Ilellah on Monday.

The magistrate after granting the senator bail adjourned the matter to July 22 for hearing.

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Following a viral video showing Abbo assaulting the woman, police had on Monday arraigned the lawmaker on a one-count charge of assault, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Nigerian Senate had since set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the matter supposedly to hand the senator appropriate sanction required for his action.

Meanwhile, the senator has tendered a public apology for the action that has attracted wide criticisms from Nigerians

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