Professor Hope Eghagha of the School of Lagos, UNILAG, has described the passing of JP Clark as a berthing of his earthly boat.
Prof Eghagha, who talked about he was the literary teenager of JP Clark, talked about the literary icon put the title of Nigeria on the world canvass.
In accordance with Eghagha, “Our private JP’s boat reached its remaining earthly berthing place proper now, October 13. He lived a extraordinarily poetic and dramatic life, stuffed with intense creative moments and output.
“He was of the first expertise of writers to put the title of Nigeria on the world canvas. JP Clark is an icon. A grand earlier man of letters who shall be sorely missed.
“Would possibly God console his partner Professor Ebun Clark and the children. We, his literary children, will proceed to have the benefit of his legacy which is ready to outlive all of us.
“His place throughout the pantheon of literary greats is assured!”
Mobilized9ja reported earlier that the Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo’s family of Kiagbodo Metropolis, Delta State, launched that “Emeritus Professor of Literature and famend author, Prof. John Pepper Clark, (JP CLARK) has lastly dropped his pen throughout the early hours of proper now, Tuesday, October 13.”