By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
Senator David Mark, former President of the Nigerian Senate, has lost his first son to cancer.
Special Adviser to David Mark, Paul Mumeh, announced the demise of David Mark’s son on Friday in a statement
According to Mr Mumeh, Tunde Jonathan Mark died in a London hospital on Friday while surrounded by loved ones and family members.
The statement reads :
“Tunde Jonathan Mark, son of former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has died in a London hospital on Friday morning.
Tunde, who died after a long battle with cancer, was the first son of the former President of the Senate.
Born on the 13th of October, 1971, Tunde attended Yaba Military School, located in Yaba, Lagos, where he obtained his first school leaving certificate.
He later proceeded to Bradfield College, Berkshire, UK, where he attended Secondary school.
Tunde is a Biochemist who obtained a B.Sc degree from Kings College, London. He studied immunology alongside biochemistry and later Biological Sciences at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was married with a daughter.
He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family members and loved ones.
Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.”
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