Dora Akunyili to be buried August 28, 2014 – Family

“Details about the funeral arrangements will be made available to the public in due course,” Prof. Akunyili’s husband, Dr. Chike Akunyili, said in a statement issued today in Awka, Anambra State. Dr. Akunyili thanked Nigerians for the great love they extended to Dora both in life and at death. He also expressed his family’s appreciation […]

Video: Transcript Of Prof. Dora Akunyili’s Last Public Speech At National Conference

[Before this speech at the Conference, Prof. Dora Akunyili was asked to sit due to her health condition, but she refused to sit and delivered her speech standing.] Nigerians have for long clamoured for an opportunity such as this to discuss our problems and come up with solutions that will strengthen the bond of our […]

First Lady Mourns Dora Akunyili, says Her Death is a great loss to the nation and womenfolk

The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dame (Dr.) Patience Faka Jonathan, has described the former Minister of Information, and erstwhile Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor (Mrs.) Dora Nkem Akunyili, as a “titan,” who left an indelible mark with the passion and conviction with which she […]

Obi confirms Akunyili’s death – NAN

A former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, on Saturday confirmed the death of Prof. Dora Akunyili, a former Minister of Information, in an Indian hospital, on behalf of the Akunyili family. Age 59, Akunyili, a former Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), died after two years battle with […]

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