The Minister of Women Affiars, Dame Pauline Tallen has commended the Nigerian Judiciary for sentencing Senator Elisha Abbo representing Adamawa North Senotorial district for assulting Ms Osimibibra Warmate in 2019.
The minister stated this in a press statement following the judgement of the Abuja high court delivered on monday 28 September sentencing the senator to a fine of 50 million naira for assulting the woman.
The statement added that the judgement will serve as a deterrent to other male chauvinists, be they in high or low places, who take pleasure in harassing and maltreating women.
The statement added further that the ministry of women affairs’ and other stakeholders are determined as ever to take all necessary steps to checkmate all incidences of gender based violence.
The minister concluded that there is no more save havens for rapist, lady tormentors, and other gender based violators in Nigeria