Notable Stakeholders in the Nigerian Political circle have lauded Former Minister for Imformation, Chief E.K Clerk, as he celebrates his 90th Birthday.
Present at the well-attended birthday ceremony are;
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Bayelsa state Governor Seriake Dickson, former Inspector General of Police, mike Okiro and a host of others.
The Event, which has as Chairman Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, also featured the launching of three different books, written to recount the history and making of the foremost Ijaw leader.
The publications are:”Who Next”_ by love Obiani Arugu and two others
Atiku Abubakar & Yemi Osinbajo in separate speeches praised the Patriotic, resilient, fearless and dogged spirit of chief clerk, thanked God for sparing his life till now, while also praying for more years for the old man.
Atiku said: “chief clerk is known as a respected Patriot, who has made his marks from the inception of the existence of our Great country till now. He is never afraid of saying his mind at anytime. No matter whose horse is gored. We celebrate him today and Pray that God will grant him more years on Earth.”
The Acting President who was represented by senator Babafemi Ojudu said that ‘ Chief is a respected Father, who has grown, both in age & wisdom. We Pray today, as we celebrate him, that the God lord will continue to Protect and guard him for us all.’
Several other leaders like chief Ayo Adebanjo, Senator Okunronmun, Senator Ibrahim mantu and many other notable Present and Past leaders also grace the occasion, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Abuja.