News making rounds on social media today has it that Senator Magnus Abe the lawmaker representing Rivers East Senatorial District has left the all progressive congress and has Joined the Opposition Peoples Democratic Party.
According to Leke Baiyewu a Punch Newspaper Correspondent, Sen. Magnus has said he never left APC and outrightly denied the report of his purported defection in a chat.
It is worthy of note that Sen Magnus and Rotimi Amaechi the Federal Minister of Transportation has been in a battle of dominance over the Rivers-East APC Senatorial ticket.
Two Party Primaries have been held since the battle began. Sen. Magnus faction held its own Primaries in which Sen. Magnus emerged as the winner, while Rotimi Amechi’s faction also held its own Primaries and produced Tonye Cole as the winner
However, The National Leadership of the All Progressive Congress has recognised Tonye Cole as the Ticket holder of River-East Senatorial District.