Ortom salutes David Mark @ 73

Gov. Samuel Ortom has congratulated  former President Senate, David Mark on his 73rd birthday.

This is contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase in Makurdi on Thursday.

Ortom described Mark as a statesman, seasoned and a bastion democracy, who stood for rule law, equity and justice over years.

“Sen. David Mark is a true patriot and who has over the years, made selfless contributions to the peace, unity and development the country.

“As he celebrates his 73rd birthday, I extend very warm felicitations on behalf of my family, the government and people of Benue.

“It is my prayer that Almighty God keeps and bless him with as he to play a fatherly role for the benefit of the state and country at large,” he said.(NAN)