The Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has described former Senate President, David Mark as a true patriot and leader who has over the years, made selfless contributions to the peace, unity and development of the country.
Ortom made the remark while felicitating with Mark on his 72nd birthday.
Ortom in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Tever Akase, commended Mark for the role he has continued to play in the development of the state and Nigeria after leaving office.
“On the auspicious occasion of the 72nd birthday anniversary of Senator David Mark, I join his family, friends and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for his life which has been a testimony of outstanding achievements anchored on humility and selflessness,” the governor said.
Ortom also wished the former Senate President many more fruitful years.