The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye, on behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, staff and students of Igbinedion University Okada commiserate with the people of Edo State and Nigeria in General over the passage of the great Statesman, National Hero, Political Icon and a worthy Alumnus of our dear University, Chief Dr. Tony Anenih.
With gratitude to Almighty God, we offer our deep condolences to the families, associates and friends of the late Sage for this irreparable loss.
Chief Dr. Tony Anenih was one of the first set of Honorary Graduates of Igbinedion University Honored with the distinguished Doctor of Law award in 2003 at the first convocation ceremony of Igbinedion University, Okada.
Indeed, Chief Dr. Tony Anenih was a great associate of Igbinedion University and a bosom friend of our Honorable Chancellor, His Excellency, Sir Chief Dr. Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion CFR.
Late Chief Dr. Tony Anenih was an astute professional, a seasoned technocrat, a great politician, an administrator par excellence, a business Mogul and an indefatigable mentor of great leaders.
We join millions of Nigerians to bid Chief Dr. Tony Anenih Farewell and pray that his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.