29th July, 2022
By Mercy Obojeghren
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has condoled with Chief Edwin Clark over the passing of his younger brother, Ambassador Blessing Clark.
Clark, a foremost diplomat, died on Tuesday in Lagos at 92.
His condolence message to the Bekederemo-Fuludu-Clark family is contained in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, on Friday.
According to the governor, Clark’s demise was a great loss to the family and humanity, given his invaluable contributions to the country and the world.
He stated that the deceased was a quintessential diplomat, who served meritoriously at the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN).
“On behalf of my family, the government, and the people of Delta, I send my profound condolences to Pa E.K Clark and the larger Bekederemo-Fuludu-Clark family on the passing of Ambassador Blessing Akporode Clark.
“We remember with fond memories his regale services to the world as an astute diplomat of international repute. We pray God to grant his soul eternal repose and give fortitude to the entire family to bear the irreparable loss,” Okowa stated.