Is Senator Ishaku Abbo HIV/AIDS carrier?

On February 9, 2004, one of the applicants into the Nigerian Navy was denied admission because of his HIV/AIDS status.

His name was Mr Cliff Elisha Ishaku and he took the authorities of the Nigerian Naval Training College, Onne, Port Harcourt to court for allegedly denying him admission into the college on the grounds of his health status despite passing the recruitment test.

This was published by the It was reported that Cliff Elisha Ishaku hired the vice chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja Chapter at the time, Barrister Jude Okeke, and instituted a legal action at the Abuja Federal High Court.

It would be recalled that Ishaku through his lawyer said his withdrawal from the School, by the Naval College and the Ministry of Defence on account of his testing positive to HIV virus was illegal, unlawful and breach of his fundamental right to personal dignity.

Fifteen years after, Senator Elisha Ishaku Abbo was caught slapping a lady at a sex toy shop in Abuja.

While he sued the Naval College and the Ministry of Defence as “Cliff Elisha Ishaku”, he is known as Senator Elisha Abbo Ishaku, but on his Facebook page, he uses Elisha Ishaku Abbo-Mr. Cliff Political Movement 2019.

The only slight difference in the name is the arrangement. Another online media reported that the Senator is an HIV/AIDS carrier.

According to Premium Times, he is the youngest Nigerian Senator.

We expect the Senator to formally clarify the similarity in the name: whether he is the same man who was rejected by the Nigerian Navy in 2004 or not.

The Senator is a member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and nominated Senator Ali Ndume on June 11, 2019, during the 9th National Assembly election at the Upper Legislative Chamber.

According to his political movement page on Facebook, popularly called SIA, Senator Ishaku Abbo is a young revolutionary and advocate of the masses from Gova in Muchalla village of Mubi North L.G.A. Adamawa State.

Elisha Abbo

He was the Managing Director and CEO of Saice & Wright Group, Abuja, before venturing into full-time politics.

He was a former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Murtala Nyako and former Executive Secretary of the Adamawa State Sports & Youths Council.

He contested the seat of Senator representing Adamawa North district on the platform of the PDP in the just concluded election that he won.

His philosophy remains “The voice of the people is the voice of Power”.