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Senate President lauded as he turns 67

08 April 2015, 20:23

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has praised Senate President, David Mark, for his contributions to national development over the years.

The commendation came on Wednesday as Mark turned 67.

Jonathan's spokesperson, Reuben Abati, said Jonathan, in a congratulatory letter to Mark,extolled the Senate President’s outstanding accomplishments in the service of his country.

“On the auspicious occasion of your 67th birthday anniversary, I join your family, friends and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by outstanding accomplishments and enduring fulfillment," Jonathan is quoted as saying.

Also read: David Mark warns against election rigging

“On behalf of my family, the Federal Government and people of Nigeria, I congratulate you and pray that Almighty God continues to strengthen, guide and prosper you,” President Jonathan wrote to the Senate President.

He wished him a happy birthday.

The Zungeru, Niger State-born Mark, assumed the Presidency of the Senate in 2007.

He is a former Governor of the state and Senator for Benue South.

- CAJ News


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