David Mark ‘My victory is for everybody,’ Senator says

Mark made the comments on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at a press conference held after he was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Former Senate President, David Mark has said that his victory in the February 20 rerun elections in the Benue South Senatorial District is not for him but for all members of the Idoma tribe.

Mark made the comments on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at a press conference held after he was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), The Nation reports.

“I want to thank all sons and daughters of Idomaland because this victory is for us, not for David Mark,” he said.

“I also want to urged those whose political interest might have clashed with mine to join hands with me in moving Idomaland forward.

 “I want to thank the people of zone c for their support and promised that I will not disappoint them. The election is over and I am ready to serve Idomaland again,” he added.

Mark also urged his opponent, Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join him in moving Idomaland forward.

Meanwhile, Onjeh has announced that he will proceed to the state election petitions tribunal to challenge Mark’s victory.

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