Senator Elisha Abbo representing Adamawa North Senatorial District has been detained by the FCT Police Command for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother at an adult sex toy shop in Abuja.
The incident was captured in a video by Premium Times on Monday went viral because it was fully released to the public.
Senator Abbo has earlier apologised to Nigerians in a sensational mood saying, “I am sorry. To err is human, to forgive is divine”.
The FCT Police Commissioner, Mr Bala Ciroma, in a telephone interview confirmed to Channels Television that the Senator is being detained to enable detectives complete investigation on the alleged assault.
He was seen hitting a woman after she pleaded with him not to physically assault the shop owner whom he accused of insulting him.
The viral video immediately sparked outrage with many Nigerians calling for his prosecution and urging the Senate to also discipline him.