Nigeria leading poet, J P Clark is dead

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One of the leading Professors of Literature and Renowned Writers in Nigeria, Prof. John Pepper Clark is dead.

J P Clark who is the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark died on Tuesday.

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His death was announced in a statement by Prof. C. C. Clark.

According to the statement, “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta State, wishes to announce that Emeritus Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer, Prof. John Pepper Clark, has finally dropped his pen in the early hours of today, Tuesday, 13 October 2020.

“Prof. J. P. Clark has paddled on to the great beyond in comfort of his wife, children and siblings, around him. “The family appreciates your prayers at this time. Other details will be announced later by the family.”

 

 

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