The remains of Emeritus Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer, John Pepper Clark May be laid to rest in Kiagbodo, Burutu council area of Delta state, tonight.
Information gathered revealed that the remains of the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark arrived Delta a few hours ago from Lagos.
Clark reportedly requested in his “written will,” a low-key funeral within three days of his passing.
A source who spoke on the possibility of his burial said, “I don’t really know, but it cannot be very far from the truth”.
A family source, however, stated thus: “The family is working hard to fulfil his wish to be buried within three days of his death”.
Further details revealed had it that J. P. Clark had his grave dug at his Kiagbodo creek home, while he was alive.
The renowned literary artist died early hours of Tuesday, October 13 at 86.