Foremost Nigerian poet, John Pepper Clark, popularly called J.P. Clark, is dead.
He was 85.
The poet, who has been ill for a while, died on Tuesday, PREMIUM TIMES learnt from a close associate, Jahman Anikulapo.
Mr Clark, who studied at the University of Ibadan, was a professor of English at the University of Lagos from where he retired.
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