Nollywood honours senator regardless of assault controversy

Olushola Victor

The web by no means forgets. That is the rationale public figures should be cautious with their actions. Last 12 months, Senator Ishaku Elisha Cliff Abbo let his emotion get the higher of him.

When a video the place the senator representing the Adamawa North Senatorial District slapped a girl at a intercourse toy store went viral, he immediately grew to become unpopular amongst Nigerians who felt his motion wasn’t befitting of a public workplace holder. He apologised but it surely wasn’t sufficient to quench the anger.

Despite his controversial motion and the backlash that got here with it, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) not too long ago deemed it match to honour him with an award. The motive for the honour is greatest recognized to the organisers led by high actors like Segun Arinze, Zack Orji and Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey.

After the assault video hit the web, there was a protest for the arrest and persecution of the senator. He was even arraigned by the police the place he pleaded not responsible of the offence.

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