By Danladi Alhassan
Godiya Akwashiki, the Deputy Speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, and recently elected elected senator to represent Nasarawa North Senatorial District, has been shown naked in a video that has gone viral on social media.
Akwashiki, who represents Nasarawa Eggon west in the state assembly, was allegedly caught in the act of trying to sleep with the wife ofDanladi Envuluanza, former Secretary of National Judicial Council (NJC).
The viral video showed the lawmaker badly beaten and begging for water to drink at a point.
A source who witnessed the incident said Akwashiki was caught in the process of taking Envulanza’s wife to a hotel for sexual rendezvous before the duo were caught in his car. He was beaten and striped naked by some youths who later handed him over to the police at the Maitama police station.
Akwashiki was believed to have got Mrs Envulanza’s number with the intention that she will help him convince her husband to support his senatorial ambition. But he was alleged to have used the situation to consistently call her on the phone to woo her for a sexual relationship.
The source said, he continued despite several warnings from Envulanza. However, on the day of the incident he was said to have booked an appointment with the woman after getting assurance that her husband had travelled to Jos.
But unknown to him, it as a trap and he was caught with the woman in his car.
“It was after he picked her up and was taking her to a hotel that he was caught and beaten by some angry youths. He was then handed over to the police.
“At Maitama police station, Godiya Akwashiki confessed to have committed the crime of wanting to sleep with Danladi’s wife and that he was taking her to a hotel,” a source said.
However, some people from the lawmaker’s camp has denied the report that he was soliciting for sex from the politician’s wife.
They claimed he was stripped naked at gunpoint and set up in a bid to embarrass him.
The FCT police command said investigation into the matter is still ongoing.