The Magistrate, T. A. Elias remanded Abu, 43, after he pleaded guilty.
Elias adjourned the case till October 19 for presentation of the facts of the case and sentencing.
Abu, a resident of Agege, Lagos, was arraigned over indecent treatment of a child.
The prosecutor, Sergeant Rachael Donny, had told the court that the accused inserted his finger in his daughter’s private part on July 29 at his residence.
“The accused always inserted one of his figures into his baby’s private part, ignoring her cries,” he said.
Donny said that the mother of the child noticed that the baby always complained that she felt pains on her private part.
The prosecutor said that the accused had earlier directed his wife to be sleeping in their sitting room.
Donny submitted that the accused told his wife that he wanted to be share the bedroom with with the child only.
Donny added that the cry of the child will wake her up at night and when she rushes to the room, she’ll meet her husband naked with their daughter, with his manhood erect while inserting his finger in her private part.
According to the prosecutor, whenever the woman confronted the accused, he threatened her with divorce.
He noted that the offence contravened Section 135 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the section provides for seven years imprisonment on conviction.