A former Senate President, Chief David Mark has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for doing a good job in the recent rerun election it conducted in Benue South, but craved for improvement in future polls.
Speaking on Wednesday when he received his certificate of return at the INEC Headquarters, Mark, according to a statement issued by his Media Assistant, Paul Mumeh, advised that the electioneering process should be less cumbersome to enable more qualified Nigerians participate.
While describing his victory as a renewed mandate to continue serving God and humanity without blemish, he reminded elected public officers that election is a process towards rendering services to the society and making life more easy and meaningful to the ordinary man.
The lawmaker, who expressed appreciation to the people of Benue South and Nigerians alike for the support and prayers that ensured his success at the poll, said, “for the confidence, trust and love for me, I will continue to serve honestly with all my heart. My actions will be guided always with the fear of God.
“My election is unique. I hold this certificate in trust and for service to my people and Nigerians alike. I will serve honestly and with the fear of God,” he stated.
Handing over the certificate to Senator Mark, INEC national commissioner, Lawrence Nwuruku assisted by his colleague, Prince Solomon Soyebi said the certificate was a confirmation that Mark won the Benue South Senatorial rerun election according to the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of elections.