I will speak today, says Senator caught on video assaulting woman, Elisha Abbo: Nigerians react to video of senator seen beating woman in Abuja shop.
Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo from Adamawa state, WHO was caught in an exceedingly infectious agent video assaulting a girl and threatening to arrest another one, has told Channels TV that he would
release an official statement on Wednesday.He claimed the video in circulation has been emended and doesn’t replicate what truly happened in could.The assault, that was 1st reportable by Premium Times, has sparked outrage with many Nigerians calling for his prosecution and urging the Senate to also discipline him. “We will be releasing a statement maybe tomorrow afternoon(today Wednesday),” he said, adding that the incident happened before he became a Senator.He claimed that the roughly 10-minute video was incomplete, and has disregarded the facet of his sister, who was first assaulted at the shop.
“We can before long unleash a political candidate statement to the infectious agent video that happened before I became a legislator wherever my younger sister was crushed to a pulp in an exceedingly look and i used to be known as upon there wherever I had to decision AN car and a police to come back to the scene and it got out of hand I was additionally assaulted.” “It is AN previous video, however we’ll before long unleash a press release to it impact. “It was my sister that was at the shop and he or she was assaulted; really, she fainted within the look however they compressed the video and cut that half out of it. “They took her out to resuscitate her. The one standing with a cap may be a doctor, the doctor had to come back to grant her life. My sister isn’t within the video, it was completely cropped out of it.” Senator Abbo same he would be stringent the discharge of the complete recording. “This is a political season and now I am now a politician, before I was not a politician but now the reality of the fact is that I am now a politician and politicians don’t seem to be people that area unit likeable, they exhume things of 20 years and they hang it on their neck now,” he said. Also read Nigerian lady side COZA Pastor over rape scandal