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Court awards N50m against Senator Abbo over adult toy shop assault

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A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday, awarded up to N50 million in liability against Senator Elisha Abbo.

The suit is titled; “Osimibibra Warmate v Senator Elisha Abbo” with reference number REF: Suit No. FHC: CV/2393/19.

Senator Abbo was ordered by the court to pay N50 million to Osimibibra Warmate, the woman he assaulted on camera in March 2019.

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The civil judgement came weeks after a Magistrate Court in Zuba, Abuja acquitted the Adamawa-North lawmaker of assault instituted against him by the police.

 

Abbo was filmed assaulting a woman Osimibibra Warmate at an adult toy shop on May 11, 2019.

Magistrate Abdullahi Ilelah who upheld a no-case submission filed by Abbo said the police failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the lawmaker assaulted Warmate, a copy of the judgment said.

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Warmate and a police officer Mary Daniel, who investigated the matter, had testified against Abbo.

 
 
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