Former Senate President David Mark on Tuesday joined the growing number of politicians to pick the presidential nomination form of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senator representing Benue state constituency in the upper legislative chamber picked his nomination form at the party’s secretariat in Abuja.
Speaking shortly after picking the form, Senator David Mark promised also said his military background is an added advantage and promised to fix the economy if elected president.
“Anybody who has come here to collect the forms has a blueprint; the blueprint which we title 7:30 representing just two years,” he said.
“In two years, if given the opportunity, we will turn the economy of this country round, we will solve these security problems, we will bring Nigerians together. The level of distrust in the government today has never been experienced in the history of this country.
“I have a very good military background and has been in politics since 1998. I think I have got the credentials to be able to do what I have promised my team.
“Obviously there are priority areas and restructuring is one of them. I think the time has come to restructure this country.”
Mark is a retired Army Brigadier General and was president of the Senate from 2007-2015.
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