Mark Weeps for Ogbodo,condoles the Guardian



David Mark

President of the Senate Senator David Mark  literarily broke down and struggled fight back tears as the news of  the death of The Guardian Political Editor John Abba -Ogbodo filtered town.

Senator Mark an unusual subdued voice lamented the untimely demise of Ogbodo whom he described as an accomplished Journalist and a worthy of Benue State.

The President of the Senate noted that late Ogbodo was a vibrant, versatile and resourceful Journalist  who was professionally minded at all times.

He said ” I feel so devastated. Ogbodo was like my . relationship became stronger and cemented when I met him the National as a Journalist, of course, my relation and a member of my , it was like home away from home for both of us.

“Death is an inevitable end. We don’t plan for it . It must come when it shall. frankly speaking, this is one death so cruel.

” I sincerely sympathized with the family, the Guardian house and the entire Nigerian media for this painful loss.

Senator Mark noted that added value the of journalism saying he was a man of very high moral standing, who was well guided by the ethics of the pen profession.

He added that late Ogbodo died in the line of duty and urged the Press uphold the virtues of hard work, sincerity and commitment the ideals of nation hood which Ogbodo stood for.

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