The People’s Democratic Party Summons Senator Abbo Over Assault


The National Working Committee(NWC), of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), has recalled Senator Elisha Abbo to give an explanation after a CCTV footage showed him assaulting a woman in a sex toy shop located in Abuja.

In their statement, as a law-abiding and upstanding party, it detests and completely condemns such act of lawlessness and cruelty as exhibited in the video and will therefore cannot accept it.

The spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, in his statement said that the party is shocked that the harmless victim of the unprovoked assault is said to be a nursing mother, who ought to be protected.

Though this is a personal conduct of an individual which has no relation with the culture of the party, the party however holds that no responsible person will condone such an attitude.

In the light of this, investigation is being carried out, Senator Elisha Abbo is beng summoned in line with the provisions of the Constitution of the People’s Democratic Party and code of conduct of it’s members.

The party has taken note of the immediate action taken by the Senate and PDP at all levels of engagement, is reputed for her utmost respect and commitment towards the rights, safety and well-being of her citizens, particularly the women and cannot tolerate any cruel assault on any Nigerian.

The People’s Democratic Party has assured Nigerians that it will always stand on the side of justice and will never spare a thought in taking action on any of its members found wanting, especially those elected or appointed into public offices.

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