- David Mark has vowed to dedicate his life to mentoring of younger generation of leaders
- The former Senate president said he would facilitate efforts that would bring progress and development into the country
- During a programme to mark his 71st birthday, Mark said Nigeria will get better if institutions like INEC and security Agencies are given ultimate independence to perform
Former Senate president, David Mark, has pledged to devote the rest of his life to mentorship of the younger breed of leaders in line with the global practice.
Speaking on Monday, April 8, at a church service marked for the celebration of his 71st birthday, Mark said it was high time he dedicated his life to building lives of future generation, Vanguard reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the senator urged his political associates to follow the same trajectory with him.
Mark, who recognised the need for fresh perspectives in politics, further said that with his experience in political leadership, he would facilitate efforts that would bring progress and development into the country.
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He said: “I will henceforth devote my time and energy to mentor younger generation of leaders. We must put machinery in place to do things right and make our country a better place.
“We need to review what we have done in our days with a view to bringing fresh perspectives that would facilitate progress and development to our country."
The senator called for seriousness in efforts towards the promotion of democracy in the country, adding that Nigeria will get better if institutions like Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security Agencies are given ultimate independence to perform.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the national chairman of the All progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, said that the deputy Senate president for the 9th Senate might emerge from the south south region.
Oshiomhole, while speaking on Sunday, April 7, said except for the Senate president and speaker of the House of Representatives, which have been settled, other NASS positions were yet to be zoned.
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