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Following the viral video showing where the 41 years lawmaker was slapping and assaulting a sales lady in a Sex Toy Shop in Abuja, reactions have been elicited to the extent there had been protests, Senate probe Committee, threats of law suits, party position and endless reactions on social media.
However, for lack of covering fire, he has succumbed to reasoning and rendered unreserved apologies to all parties, Nigerians and the world.
But a new similar act visited on a PUNCH Newspaper photographer during the election in 2015, has further raised more issues that suggest inbuilt character of human abuse with impunity as the lawmaker was not smart enough to tactically include that in his published apology after all.
Hereunder is his apology
“It is with a deep sense of remorse and responsibility that I, Senator Ishaku Abbo (SIA) profoundly apologize to all Nigerians, the Senate, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), my family, friends as well as our mothers – the Nigerian women.
“I personally apologize to Bibra and her family for my action towards her, which has brought immense discomfort in our body polity.
“I have never been known or associated with such actions in the past. Regardless of what transpired prior to my expression of anger, I am sincerely sorry and plead that all men and women of good conscience should have the heart to forgive me. To err is human, to forgive is divine.
“To the Church of God everywhere in the world, I am sorry. As an Ambassador of Christ, much is expected of me.
“My family and religious upbringing do not give approval to such conduct and for this, as a leader, I seek forgiveness before God and all those who feel offended by my action.
“Indeed, this episode has taught me a very great lesson both as a private citizen and a public officer, particularly as a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria upon whom public confidence is bestowed.
“Finally, I assure Nigerians, especially the people of Adamawa North of my good conduct at all times.
“Thank you and God bless.
Senator Ishaku Abbo (SIA)
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