23rd October, 2022
Ex-President Dr Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with former Senate President, Senator David Mark and his family following the death of his son Tunde Mark.
This is contained in a statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, his special adviser on media.
Jonathan bemoaned the exit of Tunde, describing it as a painful loss.
The former President noted that he died in his prime when his services and knowledge were needed in the efforts to build the country of our collective dreams.
He stated: “I convey my deepest condolences to Senator David Mark, his family and the Government and people of Benue State over the passing of his son, Tunde.
“Late Tunde was a humble and dedicated patriot who was diligent and sincere in serving the nation and humanity. His death in his prime is a very painful experience that leaves his family and friends in deep grief.”
Meanwhile, Jonathan encouraged the Mark family to be comforted by the fact that the deceased led an impactful and respectable life.
He prayed to God to bless the family with the fortitude to bear the loss and grant the soul of the deceased eternal rest.