As clock ticks for the 2015 presidential election, more gladiators are battle ready for the soul of Nigeria.
One of those who may likely take over the mantle of leadership from
Goodluck Jonathan is the current president of the senate, Senator David
Aleichenu Bonaventure Mark.
We can authoritatively tell you that the Okpokpowulu of Idomaland is
currently warming up to spearhead affairs of the entity called Nigeria
DailyPost over the weekend stumbled on presidential campaign posters
of Mark being printed at Shomolu area Lagos. The posters had a picture
of Mark donned in a red and black traditional Idoma cap over a black and
Above the poster, which is on a green and orange background, was a
boldly written inscription, “Mark of Hope 2015.” Breathe the inscription
is another letters saying “David Mark for President 2015,” with the
logo of the ruling party on both side.
The poster, which is courtesy of Concerned Middle Belt for Better
Nigeria (CMBBN) carries another inscription thus: “Mark my words,
Nigeria will be better again.”
It would be recalled that the Idoma people in Benue State had since Mark as the next President of Nigeria come 2015.
His ambition which had been an open secret in political aisle
reverberated during a reception in his honour by the Idoma League of
Professors, ILP, led by Prof. Owoicho Akpa, with Mike Omeri, a former
special adviser to the Senate President had canvassed for Senator Mark’s
Presidency at the next general election; arguing that the Senate
President had the pedigree to lead the nation after President Goodluck
Effort to reach Mark’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Paul Mumeh proved abortive as his phone rang endlessly.