Clark says he won’t be quiet if his people are suffering
A former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Elder Edwin Clark, says he will not keep silent and watch the nation disintegrate..
The nationalist who stated this while presenting a book titled “Brutally Frank” in Abuja, said lack of trust is a major problem causing division in Nigeria.
“If Nigeria is not standing properly there will be no peace. Why is it that a region is not having five states, others are having four, another one having seven.”
Elder Clark further disclosed that he had stopped celebrating birthdays since the abductions of the Chibok girls and the death of his two brothers because he wasn’t happy with the situation of the country.
“Today, I am not celebrating, but thanking God, I am not celebrating because I lost two younger brothers.” he stated.
“I have written a book, some people might want to take me to court but that is the truth. You can’t kill the truth, I am a Nigeria, I won’t keep quiet when Nigerians are suffering.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, expressed happiness that Clark was still preaching unity at age 96.
Earlier at the thanksgivings service, the Presiding Vican of saint James Anglican Asokoro, Ven. Benjamin Idume described the Clark as a man of honour who is fearless, courageous in making sure the country works.
In an interview, the First daughter of the celebrant, Mrs Rebecca Okorodudu expressed joy to see her father as one of the leader in the nation’s democracy.
In his remarks, the former commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mike Igini who said he has benefited a lot from elder Clark’s wisdom said he still want to learn more from the sufficiency of his knowledge, experiences and longevity.
Reporting by Georgina Humphrey; Editing by Julian Osamoto