Famend Nigerian poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark has died on the age of 85.
The emeritus professor of Literature who can also be the youthful brother of former Federal Commissioner for Data and South-South Chief, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, died right now, October 13, 2020.
His loss of life was introduced in an announcement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark.
The assertion reads: “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo household of Kiagbodo City, Delta State, needs to announce that Emeritus Professor of Literature and Famend Author, Prof. John Pepper Clark, has lastly dropped his pen within the early hours of right now, Tuesday, 13 October 2020.
“Prof. J. P. Clark has paddled on to the good past in consolation of his spouse, youngsters and siblings, round him.
“The household appreciates your prayers presently. Different particulars might be introduced later by the household.”
J.P. Clarke wrote the poem ‘Abiku’, included within the scheme of labor for many secondary colleges. He’s additionally the writer of the novel ‘The Wives’ Revolt’, obligatory in most secondary colleges within the 90s and early 2000s.
He has different novels and poems to his credit score.
Under are tweets mourning him.