Senator Magnus Abe Dumps APC, Gives Reason

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Senator Magnus Abe
Senator Magnus Abe

Senator Magnus Abe has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Magnus Abe made this known in an official statement obtained by Ejes Gist Newspaper.

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The senator claims that he is leaving the APC not because of the Tinubu Muslim Muslim ticket, but to pursue his political ambitions.He said he would announce his new party when due.

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Read the full statement below ”

H.E Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu,
National Chairman,
All Progressives Congress (APC),
Buhari House,
F.C.T Abuja.

Dear Sir,

MEMBERSHIP RESIGNATION

I wish to tender my resignation of membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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My decision to quit is not unconnected with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s seeming unwillingness to negotiate with me since he expects me to remain in the APC. Hence my resolve to seek alternative platform to actualize my Gubernatorial Ambition in Rivers State.

I feel it is time to move on with my Ambition, having served this country as Lawmaker in the Rivers State House of Assembly, SSG of Rivers State, and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Let me also use this moment to thank my teeming supporters, and some of those that defected from the APC, for standing by me in all these years, more importantly H.E Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

In the coming days, I shall tell Nigerians my next political decision.

Thank you.

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Signed:

Senator Magnus Abe

Cc:
Ward 16 Chairman,
Gokana LGA.

Cc:
Party Chairman
Rivers State Chairman.

Who is Senator Magnus Abe? 

Magnus Ngei Abe, a politician from Nigeria, was a senator for the Rivers South East Senatorial District of Rivers State. He was born on May 24, 1965. Senator Magnus Abe was originally elected to serve in the Nigerian Senate in the Federal elections of April 2011 and later in a rerun election in December 2016.

He had lost a reelection campaign to Senator Olaka Nwogu in the general elections of 2015. Prior to the poll, like others in Rivers, being declared invalid by the court and requiring a new poll. Hon. Barry Mpigi succeeded Abe in 2019.

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