Ex-Senate President, David Mark has begged Nigerians to use the coming Christmas season to pray for peace, progress and political stability in Nigeria.
David, in a statement signed by his media aide, Paul Mumeh, disclosed that divine intervention would aid Nigeria to overcome its current security, socio-economic and political issues.
He asked every citizen to put Nigeria first because we can only conquer our problems together.
His words, “Nigeria needs divine intervention to conquer her problems”
“I am very optimistic that with fervant prayers, commitment and honesty of purpose, the nation can surmount the present challenges once and for all.”
Do you agree with him?
David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, GCON (born April 1948) is a retired Nigerian Army Brigadier General and politician. He was President of the Senate of Nigeria from 2007 to 2015 and is the Senator for the Benue State constituency. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Prior to his senatorial career, Mark was the military Governor of Niger State from 1984 to 1986 and the Minister of Communication.
Mark was born in Zungeru Niger State in April 1948. He attended St. Francis Catholic Practicing School before attending the Nigerian Military School. After that he attended the Nigerian Defence Academy. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1970 and became a Captain in 1971. He was Commandant of Static Communications in 1974, then later held a political post as Chairman Abandoned Properties Implementation Committee in the Eastern region in 1976.
Mark was elected to his position as President of the Senate of Nigeria on June 6, 2007.
David Mark ran for re-election to the Senate for Benue South in April 2011 and was elected for a fourth term. David Mark noted that the polls pointed to his decisive victory, and called for his opponents to work together to improve Nigeria.