David Mark joins the growing list of presidential hopefuls

As the 2019 elections draw near, the theatre that is Nigeria’s political scene piles up more actors.

Former Senate President, David Mark has announced his intention to run in the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria under the umbrella of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Mark picked up his form at the PDP Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday. Reeling out promises if given a chance, he said, “Anybody who has come here to collect the forms has a blueprint; the blueprint which we title 7:30 representing just two years.

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.

What do Twitter NG users think about Mark’s presidential ambition?

In other presidential hopeful news, Donald Duke dumps PDP

His reasons?

The PDP has derailed and lost its values and more importantly, it is not the same party he joined 20 years.

The former Governor of Cross River will now continue his journey to the presidency in 2019 with the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

Of course, the reactions are interesting:

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