Mark @ 65: Jonathan Extols His Exceptional Patriotism

senate_president__david_markPresident Goodluck Jonathan has praised the Senate President, Senator David Mark for consistently demonstrating “exceptional patriotism” and capably the into a productive partnership with the executive arm of the Federal Government in the overriding interest of national progress and development.

In a congratulatory letter to Senator Mark who attains the age of 65 years tomorrow, Monday, April 8, 2013, President Jonathan commended the Senate President for exhibiting great faith and commitment to peace, unity, stability and progress in in the various capacities that has served the country in a glittering career of public service.

“I write to convey my goodwill and warm felicitations to on the occasion of your 65th anniversary.

“Over the past years, have consistently demonstrated exceptional patriotism and abiding faith in the peace, stability, and progress of our dear nation in every capacity in which have been called upon to serve: through distinguished service in the military; as a military governor, and member of the Federal Executive Council.

have brought these worthy ideals to bear on the discharge of the functions of your high political office as President of the Senate and head of the legislative arm of government.  It is therefore no surprise that have been able to lead the on the path of constructive engagement and productive partnership with the Executive in the larger national interest, without compromising the independence of the legislature,” the President wrote.

Wishing him happy celebrations, President Jonathan prayed that God Almighty will continue to keep Senator Mark in robust health and bless him with many more years of distinguished service to .


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