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Sex toy assault: Senator Abbo culpable, fined N50 million

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Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial district, Elisha Ishaku Abbo has incured a legal liability to the une of N50 million for assaulting a woman at sex-toy shop in Abuja.

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on Monday ordered the lawmaker to pay N50 million as compensation to Osimibibra Warmate for assaulting her in a legal fireworks that lasted more than one year after the incident happened.

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The lawmaker who is a first timer Senator was arraigned before a magistrate court in Zuba, on a one-count charge for assaulting Warmate at a sex-toy shop in Abuja.

The case was at the first instance dismissed by Magistrate Abdullahi Ilelah in ‘a no-case submission’.

Amid a video evidence, the victim – Warmate went ahead to file a fundamental rights suit marked CV/2393/19 before the FCT high court.

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Monday’s judgement found Senator Abbo culpable and he was ordered to pay a sum N50 million to the complainant.

Lugard Tare-Otu and Nelson who identified themselves as Warmate’s lawyers confirmed the court’s verdict on Twitter.

”Remember that video of a Nigerian Senator slapping/assaulting a young lady at a shop? Well justice was served today with the court slamming the sum of N50M against the Senator.

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“I am delighted to have represented that young lady in this suit. We say no more to oppression,” Nelson said.

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