Sunday, February 21, 2016 10:11 am
Senator David Mark woke up today to offer a thanksgiving service to God for clinching a fifth term victory in the rerun election in Benue South district.
INEC today, amidst protest declared him the winner of the election with 84,192 votes, while his opponent, Daniel Onjeh won 71, 621 votes.
On Twitter, the election in the district known as Zone C, in Benue has been trending since yesterday. And it is no wonder that the medium is also being used to congratulate him over his victory.
Messages have come from his supporters and notably former governor of the state, Gabriel Suswam, former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, who also was Mark’s leader, the All Progressives Congress and Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.
Here are some of the messages to Mark:
My congratulations to Senator David Mark for winning his re-run election. I also congratulate the APC government for free and fair election.
— Ibrahim B. Babangida (@General_IBB) February 21, 2016
Congratulations to Senator David Mark, who has just been declared winner, Benue South Senatorial rerun election pic.twitter.com/UiApDLGbHZ
— APC Nigeria (@APCNigeria) February 21, 2016
I congratulate Senator David Mark for his hard earned victory in Benue South Senatorial by election. You deserved this 5th term. Well done!
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) February 21, 2016
Congratulations are in order Senator David Mark. Victory comes from above. Well done zone c sons and daughters…. https://t.co/S7PapLsu8Y
— Gabriel Suswam (@govsuswam) February 21, 2016