- Former Senate president, Senator David Mark, has charged the people of Agatu to support the reelection of Governor Samuel Ortom in 2019
- Mark said God will not forgive them if they failed to do so considering his struggle for the survival of the state
- Former Senate president also asked the people to consider Ortom's struggle for the survival of the state
Senator David Mark, former Senate president, on Monday, January 21, told the people of Agatu that God would not forgive them if they fail to support reelection bid of Governor Samuel Ortom in 2019.
Senator Mark who made the call in Obagaji, Agatu local government area during the Peoples Democratic Party campaign tour of the Benue south asked the people to consider Ortom's struggle for the survival of the state.
The former Senate president said governor stood in the gap for them and urged them to reciprocate the good gesture by ensuring that no vote goes outside the PDP in the forthcoming elections, Leadership reports.
He added that the Idoma nation has no option other than the PDP, even as he charged the traditional rulers to ensure that no single vote goes to another party emphasising that their votes should be protected as the ruling APC was planning to rig the elections.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that former Senate president, Senator David Mark, on Wednesday, September 20, promised to turn around Nigeria’s economy if elected president in 2019.
The former minister of communications while speaking at a meeting with delegates and stakeholders in Ibadan, declared that the only alternative party ready to change the change agenda of the All Progressives Congress which some Nigerians have complained of is the PDP.
“The PDP is a better option and we are ready to change the change for a better Nigeria. The ruling party, APC used the change mantra to deceive the people of Nigeria, but now, I can tell you that the PDP is set to change the change for a better Nigeria,” he said.
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