By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential contender, Senator David Mark on Saturday visited former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida at his Hill top mansion in Minna, Niger state.
According to a statement signed by his Media Assistant, Paul Mumeh, Senator Mark was accompanied by his campaign Director General, Senator Zainab Kure, Senators Tunde Ogbeha and Suleiman Adokwe.
Although the about an hour meeting was held behind closed doors, Mark who is one of the favorites for the PDP presidential ticket briefed Babangida on why he want to contest for the office of the President in 2019.
Babangida had praised Senator Mark for his steadfastness in the service of the nation over the years without blemish saying that “with your experience over the years, you have a lot to offer the nation.”
Director General of Mark campaign organization Senator Kure said the meeting was fruitful pointing out that Babangida showered encomium on Mark who is eminently equipped to be President of Nigeria.
According to Kure, “we are bringing a man who is experienced and prepared to restore the pride and dignity of the giant of Africa. Nigerians would see the positive difference if Senator Mark is elected President in 2019”.