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Renowned Nigerian Writer And Poet, Prof J.P Clark Dies At 86

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Prof. John Pepper Clark  Emeritus, Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer is dead. The poet is the younger brother to former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark.

 

In a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark, for the family and Mr Ilaye Clark, for the children and made available to Vanguard Tuesday, Professor John Pepper Clark died in the early hours of today.

“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.” The statement read.

Renowned Nigerian Writer And Poet, Prof J.P Clark Dies At 86

Lovers of literature have taken to Twitter to mourn the death of this prolific writer, stating he will be greatly missed.

See their reaction below

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