John Pepper Clark (Bekederemo), famous writer, poet and Emeritus Professor of Literature, is dead. He went home on Tuesday, 13 October, 2020 at the age of 85. He was born on 6 April, 1935.
This was revealed in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark and Mr. Ilaye Clark on behalf of the family (quoted by Vanguard): “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.”
More details to follow soon