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Court awards N50 million against Senator Abbo for assault

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The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has awarded up to N50 million in liability against Elisha Abbo, NewsWireNGR learnt on Monday.

The suit is titled; “Osimibibra Warmate v Senator Elisha Abbo” with reference number REF: Suit No. FHC: CV/2393/19.

Senator Abbo was ordered by the court to pay N50 million to Osimibibra Warmate, the woman he assaulted on camera in March 2019.

The civil judgement came weeks after a Magistrate Court in Zuba, Abuja acquitted the Adamawa-North lawmaker of assault instituted against him by the police.

Magistrate Abdullahi Ilelah had upheld a no-case submission filed by Abbo, and said the police failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the lawmaker assaulted Warmate

Abbo was filmed assaulting a woman Osimibibra Warmate at an adult toy shop on May 11, 2019.

Warmate and a police officer Mary Daniel, who investigated the matter, had testified against Abbo

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