Multiple reports in the media, has revealed that Chief Tony Anenih, a former Board of Trustees (BoT) chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is dead.
Chief Tony Anenih
Reports Afrique has exclusively reported that 83-year-old former PDP Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Tony Aneni popularly called ‘Mr Fix It’, has passed away at a private London hospital at 6:43 pm yesterday following a battle with cancer.
According to the report the late influential politician collapsed on Sunday morning while taking breakfast at his Durham Broadway private London house after being recently discharged.
The PDP chieftain laid unconscious in West Bromptom Hospital Tuesday, his wife and physician sat in a hospital hearing room five floors above, locked in dispute over whether to keep him alive or let him die.
It was gathered that a massive stroke last month brought the retired Nigerian Politician to West Bromptom Hospital where doctors removed a large section of his skull due to swelling – a trauma that stole much of his brain function and continues to place him in medical peril, Dr. Robert Fowler, one of Anenih’s physicians to issue the death certificate on Thursday.
Born on August 4, 1933. Chief Anenih is a Nigerian politician who served as the Minister of Works and Housing under the regime of former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo. He was born in Uzenema-Arue in Uromi, Edo State of Nigeria.
As at the time of filing this report, our correspondents were still making efforts to ascertain the authenticity of the news as it remains unclear whether the high profile Edo chief has gone to join his ancestors or not.