Former Nigerian Senate President, David Mark has disclosed that he has donated in his hometown in Benue State a 3,000 seat capacity house of worship.
The building for St. Augustine Catholic Church would be formally dedicated on Saturday in Oturkpo, Oturkpo Local Government Area of the state.
According to a statement signed by Mr. Mark’s spokesman, Paul Mumeh, expected persons at the dedication are the Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the Bishop of Oturkpo, Michael Apochi, and scores of clergymen.
In the statement, Mr. Mark was quoted saying how fulfilled he feels been an instrument in the hands of God.
“I am fulfilled and humbled because God has used me as an instrument for the realization of this church.”
“I thank the Almighty God for his faithfulness, mercy, grace and blessing on me and my family. I can never quantify or measure his kindness and blessing. I will serve God and humanity for the rest of my life”.
This development is coming in the midst of Mark’s corruption investigation by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. According to the commission, Mr. Mark mismanaged government funds during his tenure as Senate President and also procured a public property without following due process.
Mr. Mark is also being probed by the presidential committee on the recovery of stolen government property.
The politician, who was first elected to the Senate in 1999 and still remains a senator, has denied the allegations, and has vowed to exonerate himself before the law court.
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