IJAW chief, Chief Edwin Clark, has described the dying of his youthful brother, Major-Gen. Henry Clark (rtd), as devastating, stunning and coronary heart breaking, particularly for the actual fact that the late brother was not sick.
The late Clark reportedly died peacefully on Tuesday, two days to his 71st birthday at his Enerhen house, close to Warri.
He was a former Military Secretary (Nigerian Army), a one-time Registrar of Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna and till his dying, was Chairman, GenClark Marine Limited.
The senior Clark mentioned the dying of his youthful sibling is a giant loss to the household.
Also, Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, mentioned the information of his dying got here as a shock.
Okowa mentioned: “On behalf of the federal government and other people of Delta State, I mourn the passing of a gentleman and thoroughbred military officer, Gen. Henry Clark, who reportedly died peacefully on Tuesday.
The information of his dying got here to me as a shock and I ship my heartfelt condolences to the household, folks of Kiagbodo, your complete Ijaw nation and the Nigerian Army on the passing of the elder statesman and top-notch military common.
Gen. Clark had an illustrious army profession and served the nation with all his coronary heart, with full dedication and dedication to responsibility and was reputed to have established the elite corps of paratroopers within the Nigerian Army.”
The Middle Belt Forum led by former Military Governor of Plateau State, Commodore. Dan Suleiman, the Forum’s President, Bitrus Porgu, former governor of Kwara State, Cornelius Adebayo; former Minister of Aviation, Alabo Graham Douglas; former Minister of Education, Professor Ihechukwu Madubuike and Amb. Godknows Igali, amongst others, have paid condolence go to to the elder statesman.