President Muhammadu Buhari a few hours ago, has released a statement mourning the death of Chief Tony Anenih whose death was announced yesterday.
Chief Tony Anenih who until his death, was a former Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), died at the age of 85, at a private hospital in Abuja on Sunday.
In a statement released by the President a few hours ago, President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with his family and the people of Edo State. He said:
“My heartfelt condolences to the Anenih family on the death of its beloved patriarch and elder statesman, Chief Anthony Anenih. Condolences also to the government and people of Edo State, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he was a former Chairman, Board of Trustees.
Chief Anenih was for decades a frontline figure on Nigeria’s political landscape: State Chairman of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN), National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), chieftain of the PDP, and a former Minister of Works.
I pray that the Almighty God will grant his soul eternal rest, and comfort his family, friends, political associates and all who mourn him.”