Rose Ejembi, Makurdi
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the death of Chief Tony Anenih is a ‘big loss’ to the country.
Governor Ortom, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, stated that Chief Anenih was a father to all, a versatile administrator and patriot who was very passionate about the country.
He posited further that Chief Anenih’s selfless role as an elder statesman was felt in many aspects of the country’s development.
“The Governor states that the wise counsel of the former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be dearly missed, especially now that the country is approaching another election year.
“Governor Ortom prays God to grant the Anenih family, the government and people of Edo State in particular the fortitude to bear the loss,” the state read in part.