Policemen had on Tuesday afternoon stormed the home of the elder statesman in Abuja, claiming they were in search of arms and ammunition
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Edwin Clark has called for sack of the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, for recognising Amaju-Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation.
A former Federal Commissioner of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday called for severe sanctions for perpetrators of electoral offences in the country.
An elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday said that the solution to the prevailing security challenges in the country lay only in restructuring.
The Forum made the call in a communique signed by Chief Edwin Clark, Leader Pan-Niger Delta Forum; Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Convener Northern Elders Forum; Chief Ayo Adebanjo, leader of Afenifere; and Chief John Nwodo, President Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
The Forum made the call in a communique signed by Chief Edwin Clark, Leader Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Convener Northern Elders Forum, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Leader Afenifere Socio-Cultural Group and Chief John Nwodo, President Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Clark, who is the National leader, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, made the plea while speaking with newsmen on Wednesday in Kiagbodo, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta.
The meeting of the South West, South South, South East and the Middle Belt leaders was held in Ibadan on Thursday
Clark made this known when the Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debt, Senator Shehu Sani, paid him a courtesy visit in his Abuja residence on Monday.
The withdrawal of the quit notice was made known by the Pan Niger Delta People’s Congress, a new group that claimed to have the mandate to negotiate for the Niger Delta with the Federal Government and other interested stakeholders
The forum, represented by Chiefs Edwin Clark, Albert Horsefall (South-South); Chief John Nwodo, Prof. Joe Irukwu (South-East); and Chief Reuben Fasoranti, Chief Ayo Adebanjo (South-West), spoke in Lagos at a press conference titled: “Only Restructuring will Ensure the Unity, Peace and Development of Nigeria”
The decision of MEND to pull out of PANDEF came on a day the Clark-led body condemned the quit notice issued to Northerners and Yorubas to quit the Niger Delta by the Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators
NNDEC, which described itself as an intellectual platform in the Niger Delta that is made up of true Niger Delta sons that are against the actions of the Niger Delta Avengers and their collaborators, stated this in an electronic statement issued on Sunday
In my earlier letter, I asked you and other elders in the Niger Delta to stop kicking against military deployment to stop the destruction of oil and gas installations in the area, which you are opposed to based on self-interest and greed. The appeal was for the elders of the area to allow the military to deploy to the Niger Delta since there is still time to clean up the mess that you and other elders created
But no human being is perfect; only God is perfect. Therefore, to mention an area of former President Jonathan’s inaction may not be out of place. Every leader in this world has their fault. President Jonathan cannot be an exception
Speaking at a meeting of the Elders Council held in Akure, the Ondo State capital, the SNP, led by elder statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, although expressed support for President Buhari’s fight against corruption, kicked against it being selective
Clark made the allegation during the inauguration of the Ward2Ward Initiative, one of the support groups working for the re-election of the President Jonathan
Speaking during an audience with members of the South South PDP Integration Committee, led by Prof. Iya Abubakar, at his Abuja residence, the Ijaw leader described their actions as disloyal
In allegedly misadvising the President to declare partial emergency rule in the three troubled states, the Ijaw leader and elder statesman said Adoke cited the case of former Governor Joseph Dariye of Plateau State
Clark, who made the allegation while speaking at the plenary of the National Conference on the report of the committee on Public Finance and Revenue, chaired by Alhaji Adamu Aliero, called for the removal of fuel subsidy