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The Rising Profile Of Senator Magnus Abe...

The Rising Profile Of Senator Magnus Abe...





Born in Nchia, Eleme, in May 1965.
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Attended St. Peters State School, Yeghe, Gokana; Boys State School, Okrika; and Bedwell Primary School, Calabar.



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Also Attended St. Patrick College, Ikot-Ansa, Calabar; and Akpor Grammar School, Uzuoba.
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Obtained an LLB Degree in law, From the Rivers State University of Science and Technology; and was called to bar in 1987, 22yrs old.
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Worked at Federal Ministry of Justice, Lagos.
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Became Junior Partner at Okocha & Okocha, Manuchim Chambers.
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Became Managing Partner with Etim-Inyang-Abe, his own law firm.
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He was Minority Leader, Rivers State House of Assembly, 1999.
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He became Rivers State Commissioner for Information, 2003.
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He was Secretary to Rivers State Government, 2007.
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Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2011.
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Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream)
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Chairman, Senate Joint Committee on Fuel Subsidy Scheme.
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Member, Senate Committee, Capital Market.
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Member, Senate Committee, INEC.
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Member, Senate Committee on Nation ID and National Population.
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Member, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence.
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Member, Senate Committee, MDGs.
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Senator Abe also Initiated the Local Refineries Licencing Bill, Which Enhances the Construction of Local Refineries by Private Companies and Individuals.