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Five Things You May Not Know About Senator Elisha Abbo

Posted by Thandiubani on Thu 04th Jul, 2019 -

Following his infamous encounter with a woman in Abuja, here are some details about Senator Elisha Abbo many people do not know.

Senator Elisha Abbo
Senator Elisha Abbo was relatively unknown before the assault scandal pushed him into public space leaving him with scars that will take time to heal.
Abbo is currently representing the Adamawa North senatorial district on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his happily married to his beautiful wife, Emily Eric. 
Here are some other things you may not know about him:
1). Elisha Abbo hails from Muchalla village of Mubi North L.G.A. Adamawa State. He is said to be one of the youngest Senator in the country at the age of 41 who joined politics in 2014 thereby once referring to him as the ‘Face of the Youth’ in the Nigerian politics.
2). He contested and won the seat of Senator representing Adamawa North district on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections having polled 79,337 votes as against the Senator Binta Masi Garba (only female lawmaker from Northern Nigeria) of the APC, who scored the closest votes with 63,219 votes.
3). He once sued the authorities of the Nigerian Naval Training College, Port Harcourt for not admitting him on the grounds of his health status despite passing the recruitment test.
4). He was a former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Murtala Nyako and former Executive Secretary of the Adamawa State Sports & Youths Council. Before his emergence as a senator, he was the Managing Director and CEO of Saice & Wright Group, Abuja, a multinational political consultancy firm.
5). Abbo, who supported the APC in 2015, switched sides in 2018 when he visited former President Goodluck Jonathan to apologize for criticizing him. Elisha Abbo is said to be identified with Muslim communities that form a large part of his constituency, Senator Abbo is a Christian and believer of Jesus Christ and the doctrines of the Holy Bible.

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