A political pressure group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Rivers Network for Positive Change, has expressed happiness over the success of the just-concluded victory thanksgiving service and reception organised by the Senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe and other lawmakers elected on the platform of the APC in the state.
The group, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by its Publicity Secretary, Ibezim Green, described the large turnout of people at the event as a sign of acceptance of Abe as the choice of the people to be the next Governor of the state come 2019.
The statement reads in part, “We thank God for a successful victory thanksgiving service and reception by the Senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe and other lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“The large turnout of people of the state, including Chairman of APC in the state, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya is a sign that Senator Magnus Ngei Abe is the choice of the people of Rivers State and APC come 2019 governorship election.”
The group thanked the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and members of the National Assembly as well as Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his Imo State and Sokoto State counterparts, Chief Rochas Anayo Okorocha and Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Tambuwal, for making out time to be part of the epoch-making event.
The group further thanked members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the APC and the Chairman of the party in the state, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, as well as representatives of the First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha for attending the victory thanksgiving service and reception.