I’m heading back to APC – Magnus Abe dumps SDP


The 2023 governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in Rivers State, Magnus Abe, on Monday announced his decision to dump the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.


The former lawmaker made this known during an interview on Channels Television’s programme, Politics Today.


Abe, an ally of President Bola Tinubu said during the program that “Politically, I am heading back for the APC”.


Recall that Abe was one of the top candidates who battled the top job in Rivers State on March 18 2023.


He lost the polls to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Siminalayi Fubara.


Abe was also one of the bigwigs who lobbied for ministerial slots from Rivers but Tinubu instead opted for Nyesom Wike, the immediate past governor as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.