The youth wing of the Arewa Consultative Forum has endorsed Senate President David Mark as its candidate for the 2015 Presidential election
The group under the aegis of the Arewa Youth Alliance for Democracy hinged its support for Mark on his leadership qualities.
National Coordinator of the group, Alhaji Ahmed Muhammed, said at a news conference in Kaduna on Sunday Mark had brought stability and respect to the Senate “through his leadership dexterity, political sagacity and maturity”.
According to Muhammed,unfolding events, both at the local and international levels has underlined the need for sustain leadership and democratic stability in the country.
He said, “It thus behoves on us to jointly complement and inspire our renewed match towards greatness thus deepening democracy, instituting good governance, credible leadership which is almost becoming extinct.
“While many may prepare or aspire in the spirit of Nigerianess, we thus crave for the imposition of values such as integrity, vision and patriotism. Here in lies the relevance and appropriateness of David Mark.
He was a minister and former military governor of Niger State.
He had served Nigeria in different capacities at both local and international level and he is still serving tirelessly. As a governor and minister, he performed creditably well and left an indelible and enviable foot print in the annals of national leadership “As President of Senate, he brought stability, and respect to the senate. Through his leadership dexterity, political sagacity and maturity, he earned respect for Nigeria as a result of the smooth and commendable relation of Senate with the executive.