A former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Magnus Abe, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Rivers State for the 2023 elections.
WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that Abe announced his membership of the SDP yesterday after dumping the ruling APC.
Abe was elected during a primary conducted in Port Harcourt on Saturday and supervised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, senior officer, Pastor Emmanuel Isong.
The Department of State Services, DSS and the Nigeria Police force had representatives at the primaries described as fairest primaries ever held in the state.
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