Former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday congratulated Elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark, on his 92nd birthday.
Convener, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, has condemned the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
President Muhammadu Buhari has again demonstrated that his administration does not believe in the unity of Nigeria and the application of the Federal character principle as enshrined in the constitution with the recent replacement of the Director-General of the Department of Security Service (DSS), Mr Matthew Seiyefa, a christian from Bayelsa State in the South South region and the subsequent replacement with Yusuf Magaji Bichi from Kano State. As in the case of the dismissed Mamman Lawan Daura, Buhari’s kinsman and old-time ally, who was drafted out of retirement, Bichi was also brought back from retirement.
Elder statesman, Edwin Clark, says he has forgiven those who invaded his house over alleged stockpiling of firearms. Clark said he decided to forgive them in the interest of peace and the fact that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris had apologised.
Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central on Saturday met with Niger Delta leader, Edwin Clark.He told NAN he was at Clark’s residence in Abuja to express concern and seek forgiveness over the recent raid on his house by the police.
This week’s siege on the home of a foremost ijaw leader, Edwin Clark by the some officials of the Nigeria Police has continued to receive condemnations.
Ijaw leader, Edwin Clark has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for recognising Amaju Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).