Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated former Senate President, Senator David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark as the Elections Petition Tribunal in the Benue South Senatorial District upheld his election today.
In a congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Charles Ehiedu Aniagwu, Governor Okowa extolled the leadership qualities of the former Senate President as a democrat, military general, astute administrator and a leader of impeccable disposition.
According to Governor Okowa, the sterling contributions of Distinguished Senator Mark to the development of Nigeria and the legislature is legendary, commendable and worthy of emulation and I cannot but rejoice with him on the occasion of his victory at the elections petition tribunal.
Okowa said, “On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I wish to felicitate with Nigeria’s foremost lawmaker per excellence, the most ranking and distinguished Senator David Mark, as his prayers were granted today by the elections petitions tribunal sitting in Makurdi.
“Today’s victory no doubt is a clear indication of your overwhelming victory at the polls since 1999. I therefore commend the judiciary for renewing the faith of Nigerians to the tenets of rule of law and justice.” He said.