All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole yesterday described the late Chief Anenih as “a political colossus.”
In a statement he personally signed, Oshiomhole said: “Politics may have separated us, but nothing affected our personal relationship.
“Whatever public disagreement we might have had, I am consoled that we both reconciled at the church altar after he announced his retirement from partisan politics.
“It is a measure of his generosity of spirit that when I announced my interest in the chairmanship of APC earlier this year, he wrote a letter of endorsement expressing absolute confidence in my ability to inspire APC to greater heights.
His explicit support was not just in an objective appreciation of my ability but also in solidarity as fellow Edo man.
“We may have disagreed in terms of methodology, but there is no denying that deep in his heart was a commitment to see the progress of the nation at large and his native Edo in particular.”