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Drama Rocks: Tonye Cole and Magnus Emerges As Guber Canditates Rivers APC

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Tonye Cole
The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers state conducted its primaries prior to the state' Gubernatorial election.
The factions of APC in Rivers state conducted their primaries differently.
When FOB, spoke with a delegate at the elections on why the party is having two different primaries going on at the same time, He said,
The national working committee is the highest authority which power is vested upon by the party.
The directives issued out by the party was that there should be an Indirect primary in Rivers State to avoid chaos but the senator Magnus Abe led a faction of the party decided to conduct a direct primary".
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Magnus Abe
According to a source, the National Working Committee of the APC were present at the indirect primary which involved only the party's delegates conducted at Igboukwu field, Dline, Port-Harcourt.

The faction, loyal to Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi produced Tonye Cole, co-founder and former executive director of Sahara Group.
Tonye Cole, polled 3,329 votes in the primary while his closest rival Dr Dawari George got 491 votes.
Abe won the direct primary in his faction with 144,929 votes, while Dumo Lulu-Briggs polled 3,444 votes.
All four candidates were in the ballot for the parallel elections.


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