The family of late Chief Tony Anenih has announced his death.
In statement signed on behalf of the family by his son, Tony Anenih Junior, the family said, “With a heavy heart and total submission to the will of the Almighty God, the family of Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih, CFR, the Iyasele of Esanland, announces his passing on to glory today, Sunday, October 28, 2018 after a brief illness.
“Aged 85, Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih, is survived by many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A beloved patriarch, he enjoyed God’s uncommon grace while alive.
“He served God and humanity with commitment. He also served his fatherland to the best of his ability. We will all sorely miss him. But his legacies live on.”
The statement added that burial arrangements would be announced by the family later.