David Mark has said that the allegations levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are baseless.
Mark was recently questioned by officers of the anti-graft agency, following allegations that he collected over N5b from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.
In his response, David Mark said that the EFCC is wasting their time.
He also said “I had the right of first refusal. Even if I did not purchase it, someone else would have.
“I am a law-abiding citizen. I did not flout any law.
“Curiously, four houses occupied by the then Presiding Officers of National Assembly were offered to the occupants.
All of us, me as the then President of the Senate, Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, the then Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole and his Deputy Bayero Nafada were all given the same offer.
“I am at a loss as to why it is now a subject of contention.
“If this persecution is about politics, my political party and the 2019 elections, I dare say that only God and Nigerians would decide. No amount of persecution would alter the will of God.
“I had refrained from commenting on this because it is already in the law Court. But they have taken the matter to the Court of public opinion.”
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