Magnus Abe dumps SDP, returns to APC


Senator Magnus Abe has announced he is returning to his former party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support President Bola Tinubu.

Abe, who was the former governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2023 general elections, disclosed this on Wednesday during a stakeholder meeting held in Port Harcourt with some members of the SDP who are loyal to him.

He said that his return to the APC would enable him work together with other well-meaning Nigerians to support the Tinubu administration and to enable Rivers people be part of the development at the centre.

Abe said that the chairman of the party’s caretaker committee Tony Okocha was a member of his team when he was in APC.

“We believe that it is proper that we are in the party supporting President Tinubu’s developmental agenda,” said Abe.

“Everybody in the party should have learnt one thing or two as how we can make the party work, we are coming in with open minds, ready to work with everybody within the party.

“We believe that everybody with sincere interest in the progress of the party should be ready to join.”

He stressed his readiness to work with others in the party as long as they were ready to work for common good.