Tragedy Strikes In Tony Anenih’s Family As He Loses Son Few Weeks After Wife’s Death


These are not the best of times for former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees Chairman, Chief Tony Anenih, as he has lost his son, Eugene Anenih.

It was gathered that Eugene slumped and died while playing lawn tennis on Sunday in a Lagos club. Medical sources linked his death to heart attack.

The death of Anenih’s son came less than a month after the deceased’s mother died in April. On April 15, Patricia, Tony Anenih’s second wife aged 74, died after a protracted illness.

The deceased was, until his death, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nova Finance & Securities Limited.

Eugene Anenih
Eugene Anenih


He was formerly the Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury Operations at A and Hatman Ltd. before moving on to Nova Finance & Securities Limited as Chief Executive Officer.

He was an authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. Eugene holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Benin.

He also attended the Programme for Management Development at Harvard, United States. He was an alumus of the Harvard business School.

He also attended several courses in capital Market Internationally including Capital Equity appraisals suite courses with the New York Institute of Finance, New York and Strategic valuations on equities with Euromoney.

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