david-markPresident of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark, has arrived in Brazil with a delegation of government officials, ahead of the kick-off of 2014 World Cup.

Mark will be representing President Goodluck Jonathan and will return after watching the Super Eagles’ opening match against Iran on June 16.

The delegation included the Chairman, Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Adamu Gumba; his House of Representatives’ counterpart, Geofrey Gaiya; Minister of Sports, Tamuno Danagogo; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Professor Viola Onwuliri and a Commissioner of Police, Kola Sodipo.

Governors of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke; his Katsina State counterpart, Shehu Shema; Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Bala Mohammed; Culture and Tourism Minister, Edem Duke and his counterpart in Youth Development Ministry, Boni Haruna, were also part of the delegation.