Senate President David Mark has assured that he will continue to advance the course of peace, unity and progress of Nigeria, no matter the circumstances, saying he was honoured to work for his people..
Senator Mark, in a statement issued by his chief press secretary Paul Mumeh at the weekend in Otukpo, Benue State, said: “I will remain steadfast and committed to the ideals of nationhood in a manner that would give every citizen a sense of belonging .”
Responding to the resolution by the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) Benue South Senatorial district endorsing him as the sole candidate for the 2015 senatorial election, Senator Mark said that as long he lives, he will continue to serve his people “diligently and with the fear of God.”
Senator Mark, who spoke through the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, gave the assurance that he will not deviate from his avowed principle of fairness, honesty and justice to all irrespective of ethnicity and religion.
He told his people: “I am humbled by your desire for me to continue to serve. This resolution by you is historical and monumental. It has reinforced me to continue to do all that is right to the glory of God and to the benefit of mankind.
“With God and the overwhelming support of you all, I will not fail. You have proved to be my pillar . You have found me worthy of this honour. I will not rest on my oars until the society becomes a better place for all.”
In his remark, deputy governor of Benue State, Chief Stephen Lawani said the people of Benue south had reaffirmed the position of the state government that Senator Mark is the sole candidate of the PDP in the zone for the 2015 polls.
He noted that Mark represents the best and only the best can represent Benue in the Senate.