BY PREYE ELEKUTE…
WARRI______The president of the Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative_IPDI, Comrade Austin Ozobo. Has joined his voice with a million others within the Niger Delta and the World at large, to celebrate Chief E. K. Clark, as he turns 93 years today.
Ozobo who is also the
Leader of the Delta State Ijaw Comrades Community_DICC, and one time PDP DTHA aspirant and candidate of the NPC in Delta State House of Assembly 2019 elections. Joined his voice with well wishers of Chief E. K. Clark across the globe, to celebrate him on his 93rd birthday.
Comrade Ozobo described Chief Clark, as an impeccable Niger Delta Statesman and mentor.
Our father chief senator PA Kiagbodo Clark is plus one. Hurray! I define him as a super voice, most enviable political activist in Nigeria. Clark is a mentor and a teacher. A bold and a fearless leader. Papa! you have done your part in the Niger Delta struggle.
You have done well by tell the Niger Delta story all over the world. You have made us proud. Ijaw nation and Niger Delta are indeed grateful. Your personal achievements are unbeatable.
You were a former minister of information, senator in second republic, representing Bendel state, former commissioner of old Midwest state, a founding member of NPN, and PDP precisely. You paid personal sacrifices for the collective interest of Niger Delta region.
We may not have attain this level of freedom if not for you and others efforts. At 93, you are not still given up, your voice remain golden and loud.
You were humiliated severally due to Ijaw and Niger Delta interest. Ijaw greets you at your 93 birthday. Niger Deltans appreciate all your laudable efforts in the region.
Your name alone is a defence. Your name is a threat to oppressors. You played a critical role in Niger Delta struggle. You remain a pillar and hero in Niger Delta struggle. We are happy that you are born into Ijaw nation.
We are happy because you are like a tree with many branches covering the oppressed people of Niger Delta. You don’t compromise your position on critical issues that has to do with the Niger Delta region. We love you. Stay strong. It is our prayer that you live more fruitful years in good health. Happy birthday. Our father and leader!