The former Senate President, David Mark, has again highlighted the reason he wants to be president of Nigeria. 

He is aspiring to get the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which he still represents at the Senate.

Senator Mark says his quest to be president is to develop the capacity of women and youth in Nigeria.

Mark made the remarks on Monday at the PDP secretariat in Birnin Kebbi while canvassing for support from PDP leaders and delegates from Kebbi State.

"I will be more committed to adding value to our women and the youth if elected as President in 2019.

"I believe that the future of this country depends on women and youth development; they are playing a vital role in the development this country.

"I am seeking the Peoples Democratic Party ticket to contest the 2019 presidential polls to also bring about peace and development to the entire people of Nigeria,” he added.

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According to him, the experience he had garnered during his service in the military and as a legislator places him in vantage position to offer more quality service to Nigeria.

Mark, however, told the delegates that he would accept the outcome of the PDP presidential primary.

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He was described by the state's PDP Chairman, Mr Haruna Saadu, as the kind of leader Nigerians needed to stabilise and re-position the country in all sectors.

Saadu added that Mark and other presidential aspirants under the party were people of integrity, vision and statesmanship, and had earned good reputation through the public offices they have held.

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