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S’South PDP Govs To Foot Bill Of Anenih’s Burial



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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state governors from South South yesterday paid a condolence visit to the family of late former chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Chief Tony Anenih and pledged to pay the bills for his burial.

Governors Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Nyesom Wike, (Rivers), Sen Ifeanyi Okowa, (Delta) and Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom) visited the Abuja residence of the late former PDP chieftain, to pay their respects.

Dickson who led the team described Anenih as a great party leader and colossus, stressing they as governors share in the pain suffered by the family.

Underscoring the vacuum caused by the demise of the leader in the Niger Delta and Nigeria, said “we all share in the grief that is why our my colleagues and I are here to offered the condolences of our people from our various states.”

On his part, the BoT chairman of PDP, Sen Walid Jibrin who was also at the residence of the Anenih’s paid tributes to his predecessor in office, noting his immense contribution to the party and the nation at large.

Jibrin said “he (Anenih) has left us for eternity so I pray that Almighty Allah will continue to guide the family.”

Responding on behalf of the family Anenih’s son, Tony, who thanked the governors for their visit said their coming to condole with the family “softens the pain and makes us feel he has lived a fulfilled life.”



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