Most Nigerians have professed that yesterday, Justice took its course as Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday 28th September,2020 awarded a N50 million fine as liability against Senator Elisha Abbo for assaulting Lady Osimibibra Warmate at an adult sex shop in Abuja some months ago.
In his ruling in the suit titled; “Osimibibra Warmate v Senator Elisha Abbo” with reference number REF: Suit No. FHC: CV/2393/19, as filled by the Nigerian Police following the petition written by the leadership of Emerging Leaders Forum of Nigeria (ELFON) and Lady Osimibibra Warmate, the trial judge ordered Senator Abbo to pay N50 million to Osimibibra Warmate, the woman he assaulted which was captured on close camera television in May 11, 2019.
The ruling came weeks after a Magistrate Court sitting in Zuba, in the FCT acquitted Senator Abbo representing Adamawa-North in the Senate in a case of assault instituted against him by the Nigeria police.
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.
ELFON National President, Amb. Godstime Chukwubuikem Samuel while addressing journalists in Abuja have commended the Judiciary and the Nigerian Police Force for a job weldone.
Warmate and a police officer Mary Daniel, who investigated the matter, had testified against Abbo.