Sen. Abbo: Group urges senate to trade with caution


Nigerian Senate during plenary

By Emmanuel Afonne

A Civil Society Organisation, Civil Society Network for Good Governance, has urged the Nigeria Senate to be cautious and circumspect in handling the allegation of assault levelled against Sen. Elisha Abbo.

The group in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by its National Secretary, Mr Suleiman Musa, stated that the appeal became necessary since the senator apologised over his actions, and the fact that the matter is in court.

Musa said although the incident was regrettable, emphasis should not be lost on the issue seeking to be corrected, as the horde of attacks on the person of  Abbo seem to suggest.

The group also appealed to individuals, groups and organisations that rose in condemnation of the assault on the nursing mother to sheath their sword noting that the essence was to correct and not to kill.

“We feel that the needed lessons have been learnt.

“The action of Sen. Abbo is without equivocation condemnable,…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria