The Chairman of Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP¸
Bro Felix Obuah says rather than tread the lonely path of self adulation
over the monumental fraud of abandoned contracts and embezzlement of the
approved sums, Mr Magnus Abe should be bold enough to admit his guilt and
return the looted funds to State coffers.

The State PDP Chairman notes with regret that Mr Abe, and Senatorial
candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Rivers South-East
district appears not to appreciate the change mantra of their leader,
President Muhammadu that fraudulent politicians should have a change of
heart, return all stolen monies and turn a new leaf to help move the
country forward.

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According to Bro Obuah, documents and evidence of volumes of State
contracts awarded to Mr Abe abound which monies were fully paid to him and
abandoned afterwards.

Such contracts, he said, range from road constructions to building of
schools and other infrastructure.

Though Mr Magnus Abe is not alone in this timorous trade of defrauding his
own people to enrich self, it’s more honourable for him to return the
embezzled sums to the State government or be prosecuted, the State PDP boss

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“Mr Abe should also hide his head in shame and apologize to Rivers people,
the Ogoni people and his Gokana kinsmen for diverting and pocketing the
huge sums of money meant for road constructions and renovation of schools
among other social amenities in Ogoni land.

It’s common knowledge that this is the singular reason for his desperation
for re-election into the National Assembly to serve as a cover even in the
face of mass rejection by his people.

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Let it also be known to him that whether in or out of office, the best
option is to return such monies for unexecuted projects to government
coffers. Failure to do so is more dangerous as the arm of the law is long
enough to catch up with him and his like anywhere, any time”.