Former Federal lawmaker from Rivers state, Magnus Abe has declared his intention to contest the gubernatorial election in the state come 2023.
Abe, who represented River East senatorial district made his intention known while addressing his supporters in Bidere, Gokana Local Government Area of the State on Sunday.
According to him: “I have not said Magnus Abe must be the candidate of the party. I have always said and I repeat, if you have a fair, free, equitable process and somebody emerges from the process, I Magnus Ngie Abe will support such a person and the person will win.
“That is why I have said and I want to repeat that I Senator Magnus Ngei Abe will contest for the gubernatorial ticket of the All Progressives Congress”.
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He, however, pledged to support any aspirant of the APC who emerged in a “free and fair contest”.