Elisha Abbo: Senate president Lawan takes action against lawmaker over assault of a woman.
The Senate has constituted a committee to investigate Senator Elisha Abbo – The lawmaker from Adamawa allegedly assaulted a woman in Abuja  The Senate president said he wants to lead a responsive and responsible National Assembly Senate president Ahmad Lawan has reacted to the allegation of assault committed by Senator Elisha Abbo against a woman in Abuja. The lawmaker from Adamawa state was allegedly caught on camera slapping a woman in a shop following confrontation. See: Global youth video competition now out for application 
The Senate president in a couple of tweets said he has constituted an adhoc committee to investigate the allegation.He said he has resolved to lead a National Assembly that is responsible and responsive to the people. He wrote: “Following calls I received from within and outside the country, the condemnation of Nigerians and the points raised by my fellow colleagues, I have constituted an adhoc committee to investigate the allegation of assault preferred against Senator Elisha Abbo “The constitution of the committee is in line with my resolve to lead a National Assembly that is not only responsible but responsive to the people we represent. The committee is expected to turn in its report within two weeks.” Meanwhile, Abbo reacted to the viral video showing where he assaulted a woman in an adult shop in Abuja. Speaking to Channels Television, Abbo said the owner of the shop only released a part of the video taking away the part showing where his younger sister was assaulted in the said shop. He said: “We will soon release an official statement to the very old video that happened before I became a Senator; where my younger sister was beaten to a pulp in the shop and I was called upon there, I had to call an ambulance and the Police to get to the scene and it got out of hand. It is an old video but we will soon release a statement to that effect.” Abbo claimed only part of the video was released and that he it was actually his sister than was being assulted. Also Read: The fighting senator 

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