The family of late former minister of Works, Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih, who was also the Iyasele of Esanland, have formally announced his passage.
In a statement by Anthony Anenih Jnr., the family confirmed he died on Sunday and that they would miss their patriarch, who was a man who enjoyed God’s uncommon grace when he was alive.
They also promised to sustain his legacies.
“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, was survived by a wife, 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.”