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Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ) wholeheartedly deplore and condemn the actions displayed in the online viral video showing Senator Elisha Abbo repeatedly verbally and physically assaulting a lady. The laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria do not support this untoward behavior and neither should it be tolerated from anyone, especially from people who occupy sensitive, national leadership positions representing our country in legislative capacities and therefore are held to higher standards of accountability.

We note and applaud the actions of the different media platforms, especially the Premium Times News which brought this incident of abuse of power to the notice of the public. Having received reports of police involvement to properly investigate this incident, we urge that the rule of law should be followed to the letter in the dispensing of justice in this matter.

We also encourage the Police Force and the relevant regulating committee within the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to treat matters like this and Issues like this with utmost sensitivity, precision and expediency in order to deter those who flagrantly flout the laws of our beloved nation, Nigeria.