From ROSE EJEMBI, Makurdi.
Former Senate President, Senator David Mark arrived his VIP, GRA Otukpo ward 1 polling unit at about 10:45 am accompanied by his wife Helen and hid bosom friend, Tunde Ogbeha to cast his vote.
Mark who promptly did his accreditation and voting within minutes expressed confidence that he would get the votes of the Idoma people to turn to the senate.
While condemning violence in some parts of the district, Senator Mark however urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the election is free, fair and transparent.
Meanwhile, Sunday Sun gathered that while the election was fe in some parts of the district, it was characterized by ballot snatching, burning of houses by suspected political thugs and physical assault of political opponents in some parts of the district.
However, there was heavy presence of security operatives all over the nine local government areas that make up the district.