Osinbajo congratulates elder statesman, Edwin Clark, at 90

Osinbajo congratulates elder statesman, Edwin Clark, at 90
May 24 23:47 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has felicitated with  elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, as he celebrates his 90th birthday on Thursday.

Osinbajo joinrd family members, friends, colleagues and the entire Ijaw nation in commemorating the milestone in the life of the nationalist, “whose life reflects our collective and continuous efforts towards building a great nation.”

According to a statement by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, the Acting President commended Clark’s patriotism and  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 former Federal Commissioner for Information, who worked relentlessly for the birth and sustenance of ECOWAS.

“He assures 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,” the statement read in part.

He prayed for God’s blessings and good health for the Ijaw chief.