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Ijaw professionals laud Edwin Clark at 97

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Ijaw Professionals Association (IPA) has congratulated elder statesman and foremost Ijaw leader, Edwin Kiagbodo Clark on the occasion of his 97th birthday.

In a goodwill message signed by Paul Alaowei Toun, a retired major general and PIA president, the body noted the contributions of Clark to the socio-political and economic advancement of the Ijaw nation and Nigeria as a whole.

The group further described the First Republic federal commissioner for information as an inimitable figure in Nigeria’s political evolution, saying that his relentless advocacy for justice, equity, and good governance remained unparalleled.

“As we commemorate this significant milestone, we extend our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to Chief Pa Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, whose life has been a testament to the unwavering dedication, resilience, and an indomitable spirit of service to the Ijaw people and Nigeria at large.

“As a statesman, he has left an indelible mark on the fabric of Nigeria’s history. His leadership and counsel have been instrumental in shaping policies that promote national unity, development, and prosperity.

“Throughout his distinguished career, Chief Pa Edwin Kiagbodo Clark has consistently championed the cause of the Ijaw people, advocating for their rights, development, and inclusion in the national discourse. His efforts in the struggle for resource control and the betterment of the Niger Delta region have garnered respect and admiration both within and beyond our borders. Chief Pa Edwin Kiagbodo Clark’s unwavering commitment to these causes has been a beacon of hope and inspiration for generations of Ijaws,” the group said.