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I’ll not support violence in next year’s election – Abe

Senator Magnus Abe

The Governorship Candidate of the Social Democratic Party, (SDP), in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe, has assured Rivers people that he will not sponsor violence before, during, or after the 2023 elections.

This is just as he has assured all to run a Government of prosperity for Rivers people and not to favor a few if elected as the next Governor of the State.

Abe, who spoke as a guest at the Annual Convention of the Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Maritime Territory in Bodo, Gokana Local Government Area of the State, told the people that he believes in a peaceful and just society.

He stressed the need to always express thanksgiving to God Almighty for His works in the lives of believers and urged the Church to continue to pray for a peaceful election in 2023 that will usher in a people-oriented leadership.

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“Let me promise the church that I am not a member of any cult, I will not give to anybody’s child what I am not giving to my children.

“I will not send anybody’s child to go and do what I cannot send my children, I am making that promise before the church of God and by the grace of God, however we vote next year, we will vote and the country will survive, our state, our country, and our own lives by the grace of God will be better. I assure you that there will be a better tomorrow for Rivers people”.

Similarly, the SDP Gubernatorial Candidate further assured that he will create a state where real values of life will be taught to the younger generation.

He gave the assurance while speaking at a reception organized in his honor by a socio-political pressure group, Amoni Grassroots Movement at Abuloma Ward 20, Port Harcourt.

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The event, which was organized to receive defectors from other political parties in the state, also had groups such as Voice Against Corruption in Nigeria pledge their support to the governorship candidate and the SDP in the state.

The former Senator said: “By signing up to the Social Democratic Party, you have signed on to a new code of behavior, a new way of looking at life.

“Signing up to the SDP is signing up to treat other people with dignity, treating fellow human beings with compassion. This will make you a greater man and not diminish you.”

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