Edo State Government has declared three days of mourning in the state in honour of the former Minister of Works, Chief Tony Anenih who died on Sunday.
Godwin Obaseki made the pronouncement when he visited the family of late elder statesman in Abuja.
According to the Governor the period of mourning would be from Wednesday to Friday this week.
Governor Obaseki also expressed the state government’s resolve to give the late consummate statesman, a political icon with an outstanding political career, who believed in a prosperous Edo, a state burial while flags are to be flown at half-mast in the state.
The governor was received by the eldest son, Tony Anenih Junior in company with a former Vice President, Namadi Sambo and other members of the family and friends.