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Appeal court sacks Adamawa lawmaker, Senator Ishaku Abbo

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ABUJA (Sundiata Post) The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday sacked the lawmaker representing Adamawa North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ishaku Abbo.

Senator Abbo, a candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared winner of the March 25 at the National Assembly election to represent Adamawa Northern Senatorial District.

The Court accordingly ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Senator Abbo and issue same to Rev. Amos Yohanna Kumai of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Reacting to the Monday judgement, Senator Abbo on his verified Facebook page, said, “The Court Appeal in Abuja just voided my election. The gang up has temporarily worked. I will soon address the press.”

Senator Abbo became infamous when he brutalised a nursing mother at an Abuja sex toy shop.

It was reported in August, that the Abuja Division of the Nigerian Appeal Court affirmed N50 million awarded against Abbo in damages for assaulting the woman, Ms Osimibibra Warmate, in a sex toy shop in the country’s capital, Abuja.