Mark Mourns Victims Of Boat Mishap,Condemns Yobe Massacre

senate_president__david_mark 600President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has sent of Condolence to the government and people of Niger State over the ill- fated boat mishap in the Niger River near Malilli village in which fewer than 42 souls have been confirmed dead.

In the same token, Senator Mark commiserated with the government and people of Yobe State over the massacre of scores of Students the College of Agriculture, Gujba by gunmen believed to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect in the wee hours of yesterday.

Senator Mark condemned the attack in the strongest of terms even as he urged the perpetrators to hearken to the voice of reason and sheathe their swords.

According to him, “violence has produced any positive result neither has any solution to problems or grievances. If you have any grievances, the only way out is through dialogue. Resorting to killing can only add to the problem and not solution.

are more than enough channels of communication and ways of redressing misgivings. These killings especially innocent citizens is not part of our culture.They are truly alien to us. All right thinking members of the society must rise up to end this carnage raging our land”.

To Niger State, Senator Mark urged the state Emergency Management Agency to intensify its search and rescue operation in order to save the of possible survivors.

He enjoined the Government of Niger State to do the needful by assisting the victims of the ill-fated boat .

He described the incident as unfortunate and prayed God to the bereaved families the fortitude to bear the loss just as he wished the eternal rest.

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