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Distinguished Senator Magnus Abe, born on the 24th of May, 1965 in Nchia, Eleme; had his early education in Gokana at the St. Peters State School, Yeghe and Boys State School, Okrika and rounded up Primary Education at Bedwell Primary School with Merit in his FSLC exams.
He then proceeded to St. Patrick College, Ikot-Ansa,Calabar and later came back to Rivers State at Akpor Grammar School, Ozuoba to complete his Secondary Education with his WASC Examination.
He defined a career path by bagging a LL.B (Hons) and defined a professional career path when he was called to Nigerian Bar in 1987.
Senator Magnus started working as a Pupil State Counsel for the Federal Ministry of Justice, Lagos. He went into Private Legal Practice as a Junior Partner with Okocha & Okocha, Manuchim Chambers and rose to a Managing Partner with Etim-Inyang, Abe all in Port Harcourt.
He has served in different roles such as Member Youth Day Committee on anniversary of the creation of Rivers State in 1992, Member Bye-laws Drafting Committee - NBA, Secretary Dinner/Welfare Committee - NBA, Secretary Grande Council of Nigeria.
He joined active Politics in 1999 and was elected into the Rivers State House of Assembly where he served as a Minority Leader. He loyally served as Commissioner of Information between 2003-2007.
With the new administration of Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, he was called to serve his fatherland as the Secretary to Rivers State Government. He resigned to join the race for the position of a Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District.
As a result of his loyal and proven effective leadership skills, The Executive Governor re-appointed him as the Secretary to Rivers State Government.
In order to respect the rule of law, he resigned again to enable him meet the INEC standards to contest for the Office of the Senate, Rivers South East Senatorial District.
He won the election overwhelmingly and has since been sworn in as a Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Senator Magnus enjoys his relaxed moments by Reading, Travelling, Playing Lawn Tennis & Golf.