Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Osinbajo felicitates with Edwin Clarke at 90

Edwin-Clarke

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has felicitated with former Federal Commissioner of Information and elder statesman Chief Edwin Clark on his 90th birthday, billed for May 25th, 2017.

Osinbajo, in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, joined family members, friends, colleagues and the entire Ijaw nation in commemorating the milestone in the life of the nationalist.

According to him, Clark’s life reflects the collective and continuous efforts towards building a great nation.

He also commended Clark’s unwavering patriotism and relentless pursuit of the unity of the country, particularly his maturity in speaking for the good of all Nigerians, promoting the South-South quest for a new developmental vision and supporting the cause of the poor and vulnerable.


The Acting President extoled the personal sacrifices and diplomatic shuttles of the great Nigerian leader, who worked relentlessly for the birth and sustenance of ECOWAS.

He assured the nonagenarian that his labour of love for the South-South and the progress of the country will be remembered by many generations to come.

He prayed that the almighty God will grant the elder statesman longer life, good health and that as his days are so shall his wisdom, strength and favour be.

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