Renowned writer and poet, J.P Clark dies at 85

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Professor of Literature, renowned writer & poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark, popularly known as J.P Clark is dead. He died in the early hours of October 13, 2020 at the age of 85.

The sad news was shared in a statement by the family;

“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,” the statement said


  1. Hmmmm!!! What a sad news. Death is inevitable
    May his soul Rest In Peace and may the Almighty God give his family and loved ones the fortitude to bear this ireplaceable loss

  2. That’s another story, another lost of great people. May his soul rest in perfect peace and grant him eternal rest.

  3. Another monumental loss to Delta State and Nigeria at large, professor of literature, it’s a great loss. May God give the family to bear the greatest loss and forgive him his sins.

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