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Former Senate President, David Mark Loses Son


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A former Senate President and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Mark David Mark, has lost his first son at the of 51.

Naija News learned that the son of the former Senate President, Tunde Mark, died of cancer in the early hours of Friday in London, United Kingdom.

A close family source told Daily Sun that the corpse is expected to be flown to Nigeria in the coming days for proper burial.

However, details are still sketchy as at the time of filing in this report.

In a statement, the Special Adviser to Senator Mark, Paul Mumeh, said Tunde was born on October 13, 1971, and attended Yaba Military School where he obtained his first school leaving certificate.

He later proceeded to Bradfield College, Berkshire, UK, for his Secondary school education.

Tunde, who was a Biochemist, obtained B.Sc degree from Kings College, London. He also studied immunology alongside biochemistry and later Biological Sciences in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The deceased was married with a daughter and his funeral arrangements would be communicated in due course.

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