43 years old Chike, son of elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark is dead. He reportedly died on Monday December 17th, 2018 at a private hospital in Benin City, Edo State after a brief illness.
Chike was the sixth son and eighth child of the Ijaw national leader.
The family confirmed his death in a statement signed by Dorothy Charles-Koko and made available to the media on Friday.
The statement reads, “With deep regrets, we announce the death of Mr. Chike Clark, whose demise took place at a private hospital in Benin, Ihenyen Medical Centre, Benin City, on Monday, 17th December, 2018, after a brief illness.
“Mr. Chike Clark, one of the sons of National Leader and elder statesman, Chief (Dr.) E. K. Clark, OFR, CON, was, until his death, a business man.
“He was aged 43 years and is survived by his aged father, wife and three children.”