Abuja - Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark on Monday received his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as winner of the Benue South senatorial rerun election.
This s the sixth time Mark would be receiving the Certificate from INEC.
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He has previously won all the senatorial elections in Benue South since the country returned to democratic rule in 1999.
Senator Mark expressed appreciation to the people of Benue South and Nigerians alike for the support and prayers that ensure his success at the polls.
His words: ” My election is unique. I hold this certificate in trust and for service to my people and Nigerians alike.
“ I will serve honestly and with the fear of God”, he stressed. Senator Mark praised INEC for a good job so far but craved for improvement in future polls.
He advised that the electioneering process should be made less cumbersome to enable more qualified Nigerians to participate.
Handing over the certificate to Mark, INEC national commissioner Lawrence Nwuruku assisted by his colleague Solomon Soyebi said the certificate is a confirmation that he won the Benue South Senatorial rerun election according to the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of elections.
- News 24