I want to be Nigerian president, this is why – David Mark

Former Senate President, David Mark, on Tuesday provided
reasons why he wants to be President of Nigeria.
Mr Mark, who represents Benue South at the Senate, picked his
presidential nomination form from the Peoples Democratic Party
(PDP) secretariat on Tuesday.
The lawmaker, the longest serving senate president in Nigeria’s
history, joins a list of over a dozen aspirants to declare their
intention to run for president under the PDP platform.
“Irrespective of our political persuasions, it is incontrovertible that
restructuring of the nation is an idea whose time has come,” Mr.
Mark said in a statement signed by his media assistant, Paul
Mumeh.
“I believe it will further strengthen our bond of brotherhood and
unity more than ever before, because everyone would have a sense
of belonging and live in harmony in any part of Nigeria without any
fear of molestation and intimidation.”
He said his blueprint ‘tagged 730’ will address critical areas of
Nigeria’s national life.
He specifically promised to tackle poverty, unemployment and
neglect which he said have forced some of Nigeria’s youth to
undertake the very risky route of going through the Sahara Desert
and the Mediterranean Sea in their quest for greener pastures in
Europe.
The 730 economic model, he explained, is a strategy that will turn
the economy around within two years.
“We will concentrate on developing our infrastructure, delivering on
affordable housing, roads, rails and power. We will focus on
education and create a pool of highly trained citizens with excellent
IT skills who will be employable as well as create jobs.”
“We will support Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) as a
matter of priority by providing interest free cooperative loans to
produce optimally with appropriate technology which will be the
main driver of the economy with attendant huge employment
opportunities.”
Mr Mark was senate president between 2007 and 2015.
He is the fourth of his Senate colleagues to declare his intention to
be Nigeria’s president in 2019.
Last week, his colleagues, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Rabiu
Kwankwaso and Jonah Jang separately declared their intentions to
run for the same seat under the PDP.
Apart from the three senators, Mr Mark is also expected to slug it
out with other major PDP aspirants like former Vice President
Atiku Abubakar; Governors Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto and
Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe; as well as ex-governors Sule
Lamido and Attahiru Bafarawa.

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3 Comments

  1. Oga David its for your own self purpose. NIGERIA IS BLEEDING SO PLEASE REST

  2. ok nyc update

  3. Ok

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