Professor of Literature, renowned writer and poet, Professor John Pepper Clark, popularly known as J.P Clark is dead.
The professor’s death was announced in a statement signed by Professor C. C. Clark for the family and Ilaye Clark, for the children.
He died on Tuesday.
“The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta State, wishes to announce that Emeritus Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer, Clark, has finally dropped his pen in the early hours of today, Tuesday, 13 October 2020.
“Clark has paddled on to the great beyond in comfort of his wife, children, and sibling, around him.
“The family appreciates your prayers at this time. Other details will be announced later by the family,” the statement read.