News

Friday Declared Half As Edo Honour Anenih

Friday November 30 has been declared by the Edo State Government as half-day of work in honour of late elder statesman, Chief Tony Anenih, who was a former Minister of Works and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He died at the age of 85 years on October 28.

In a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, the state government said the declaration is in line with the state burial, with which the state government is honouring the late national icon.

According to him, “The State Government has declared Friday,  November 30, a half-day of work,  so that workers in the state can pay their last respects to the icon. We are having a state burial and this serves as one of the gestures extended by the government in honour of Anenih, his legacy and contribution to the development of the state.”

Late Anenih, who was a former Minister of Works and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), died at the age of 85 years on October 28.

Topics

Connect With US




Loading…