Here is the Elisha Abbo full biography, we are going to give you the life history and profile of the senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District.
Senator Elisha Abbo was recently caught up in an assault scandal after a video of him beating a woman in a shop in Abuja went viral.
To begin with on this post, we are going to start with the profile and personal details of the Nigerian Senator.
Elisha Abbo Profile and Personal Details
- Full Name: Ishaku Elisha Cliff Abbo
- Date of Birth: Date unknown (currently 41-years-old)
- Place of Birth: Gova in Muchalla village of Mubi North L.G.A. Adamawa State
- Profession: Politician (Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District)
- Wife: Emily Eric
Elisha Abbo Biography: Early Life History and career
Ishaku Elisha Cliff Abbo was born and grew up in Gova in Muchalla village of Mubi North L.G.A. Adamawa State. He later moved to Lagos state, the began venturing into the world of politics.
Elisha Abbo is well traveled, and lived in Lagos, Sydney Australia, London UK, Canada and now Abuja Nigeria.
Before his election into the Nigerian Senate, he was the Managing Director and CEO of Saice & Wright Group, Abuja, a multinational political consultancy firm.
Elisha Abbo Political Career and Election to Senate
He is currently the youngest senator in the Nigerian senate and he made that feat under the opposition party (Peoples Democratic Party, PDP).
Elisha Abbo was a former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Murtala Nyako and former Executive Secretary of the Adamawa State Sports & Youths Council.
He contested the seat of Senator representing Adamawa North district on the platform of the PDP in the just concluded election that he won.
On the 25th of February 2019, the young man was declared as the winner of the senatorial election in his district.
Professor Ahmed Baba Ardo, the returning officer of Adamawa North senatorial district satisfied the results of the elections declared Ishaku Elisha Abbo Cliff who defeated his APC closest opponent with 79,337 votes.
The incumbent Senator, Binta Masi Garba of the APC scored the closest votes with 16,219.
That was indeed a large victory for someone from the opposition party.
Elisha Abbo Family, wife and children
Senator Elisha Abbo is married to Emily Eric, and they are said to have a son together.
Not much is known about the Senators family, wife and children at the moment.
Reacting to the Senator’s assault scandal. his wife Emily backed her husband.
She wrote: “I stand with you babana. And we will always stand for truth.
“My husband is innocent of what people are saying against him.”
We would be updating this section once info on this is available.
Elisha Abbo Biography: 2019 Abuja Assault Scandal
On the 2nd of July 2019, many Nigerians were left shocked after a video showing a Nigerian senator assaulting a young lady in a shop in Abuja went viral.
The video shocked a lot of people, as calls were made by many that the Nigerian Police Force should pick him up. Prominent human right organization, Amnesty Internation, wrote in series of Tweets:
“Amnesty International is calling on Nigeria Police @PoliceNG to investigate Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North) for alleged assault on staff of an adult shop he patronizes in Abuja. Video of the senator assaulting women is widely available for police to act.”
“What is known so far on Senator Elisha Abbo’s assault on women: -He went shopping in an adult shop with 3-women. -He summoned police that joined him while assaulting a lady. -He slapped her 3-times -The woman he assaulted was treated in hospital for injuries.”
“Reports say, Senator Elisha Abbo threatened to unleash more violence on the women if the incidence got to the public. It is resposibility of police @PoliceNG to now protect victims from further of his violence. This must be investigated. The senator must face justice.”
Prominent Nigerian lawyer – a Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN, Festus Kenyamo wrote on Twitter:
“The case of Senator Elisha Abbo is very straightforward: the Police MUST IMMEDIATELY take three steps: 1. Arrest him (no formal complaint is needed with the evidence on tape) 2. Obtain his statement (if he’s willing to make one) and that of the victim 3. Arraign him in court.”
Reacting to the video, Senator Elisha Abbo said:
“Hello Eniola, I saw your message and I am aware of the report. I am putting my team together. I am aware that the thing happened around March this year but I will get in touch with you when we finish discussion. I am in a meeting now.”
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