- The ambition of the gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has been boosted
- This is as the Igbo Groups in Rivers declared their full support behind Abe's ambition to take over the helms of leadership from Governor Nyesom Wike come 2023
- In fact, the group further gave him a new title with a certificate of recognition as the "Nwanna Di Na Mba for his friendship with the Igbo community over the years
The Ogbako Ndi Igbo in Rivers state has endorsed Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, frontline Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Governor of Rivers State in 2023.
The group also recognized Senator Abe as Nwanna Di Na Mba, and issued him a certificate of recognition to that effect for his friendship to the Igbo community in Rivers State over the years.
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The endorsement took place at Freedom House, Senator Abe’s bustling political facility in GRA, Port Harcourt, on Saturday, November 19, Rivers Mirror reported.
The group gives reason for supporting Abe
The group said they are working hard to secure the unflinching support of the Igbo community in Rivers State for SDP and Senator Magnus Abe in 2023 because he is the best candidate in the race for Governorship and the one who understands the workings of a plural society where every group is provided the right opportunity and atmosphere to thrive and contribute meaningfully to the progress of the state.
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They said Abe’s character over the years shows that he does not discriminate and all residents of Rivers State will experience prosperity because equal opportunity will be created for all.
The group however promised that the Igbo community in Rivers State will actively support Senator Abe to realize his just aspiration to offer knowledge-based leadership that will crystallize growth, peace, harmony and prosperity to all Rivers people in 2023.
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Meanwhile, representatives of Igbo Chiefs, elders and women groups in Rivers State pay solidarity visit to Senator Magnus Abe, gubernatorial candidate of Rivers people on the platform of the SDP.
They also pledged the unflinching support of the Igbo community in Rivers State to the gubernatorial quest of Senator Abe.
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Senator Magnus Abe, Gubernatorial Candidate of Rivers people on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Sunday, November 6, worshiped with the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, in Port Harcourt, during their 2022 Thanksgiving Adoption Service.
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Senator Abe, honoured to speak at the church gathering, reminded the audience why the message of inclusion, which is the bedrock of his vision for the state, should not only be preached but practically demonstrated.
He recalled that he had experienced the service and worship of the Cherubim church many years ago when he worshiped with one of his friends in the Church at Ogbunabali.
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The former lawmaker made his decision known on Wednesday, July 20, via a statement issued by his spokesperson, Parry Benson. Senator Abe, however, noted his undoubted loyalty to the party's presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, stating that he will remain loyal and supportive of his course to becoming the president of Nigeria in 2023.
Abe went on to pick the governorship ticket of the SDP in Rivers state.