Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Salutes Edwin Clark at 90

May 24, 2017, 11:59 pm

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has felicitated with former Federal Commissioner of Information and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on his 90th birthday, which comes up on May 25.

Osinbajo, in a statement, joined 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’’.

The statement was issued by the acting President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, on Wednesday in Abuja.

Osinbajo saluted Clark’s unwavering patriotism and relentless pursuit of the unity of the country, particularly his maturity in speaking for the good of all Nigerians.

He also commended him for promoting the South-South quest for a new developmental vision and supporting the cause of the poor and vulnerable.

The acting president extolled the personal sacrifices and diplomatic shuttles of the great Nigerian leader, who worked relentlessly for the birth and sustenance of ECOWAS.

He assured the nonagenarian that his labour of love for the South-South and the progress of the country would be remembered by many generations to come.

He prayed that the “almighty God will grant the elder statesman longer life, good health and that as his days are so shall his wisdom, strength and favour be’’.

 

 

Source: nan

Follow us on Twitter @theglobengr

 

 

 GET YOUR SMS INSTANT DELIVERY ON SFWSMS.COM. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND ENJOY CHEAP RELIABLE SMS DELIVERY.

 

Like this story? Get on the list for updates...it's FREE!.

Related News

LATEST POSTS

Tuface, Annie in Benue To Support Flood Victims

The popular musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as TuFace, has arrived at the camp for internally displaced persons in Makurdi, the Benue St....

UEFA Extends Kit Assistance Scheme to 2022

UEFA has extended its successful Kit Assistance Scheme, which supports Europe’s smaller national associations....

We're ready to prove Judiciary wrong, says Uhuru, asks IEBC to set dates

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the electoral agency to announce the dates for the repeat presidential elections as soon as possible.

....

IEBC Made Deliberate Mistakes, NASA Lawyers Tell Supreme Court

Presidential election results declared were not based on evidence, Raila Odinga's lawyers have said, citing the mismatch of results in Forms 34....

Uber Picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi As New CEO

Uber Technologies Inc chose Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its chief executive on Sunday, according to tw....

Share