Ibrahim Babangida, former Military Head of State, has played host to Senator David Mark in Minna, the Niger State capital.
Mark joined Babangida for a two-hour meeting on Saturday at the latter’s Hilltop residence in Minna.
According to NAN, Mark arrived at about 1:30pm in the company of Sen. Zainab Kure; Sen. Tunde Ogbeha and Sen. Suleman Adokwe, current chairman of the Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation.
The reason for the meeting was not expressly disclosed, but it is assumed that it was related to Mark’s presidential ambition.
David Mark had recently expressed his intention to contest for Nigeria’s presidential seat in the 2019 elections.
An aide, who preferred not to be named, who spoke on the reason for the meeting said: “Yes, my boss is discussing with IBB. First to brief him and seek his prayers and support for the task ahead”.
Kure, who is the Director General, David Mark Presidential Campaign Organisation, speaking on the qualities of her principal said: “He was a former military Governor, communications Minister and senate president of the Federal Republic. So he possesses all the required political acumen to lead our country.
“I am appealing to all eligible Nigerians to support the electoral processes to enable the commission discharge its constitutional mandate.”