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 […]

Peter Obi Visits Akunyili in India, Confirms She is responding to treatment

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, is presently in India on a visit to see former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, who is receiving treatment in the country. Mr. Obi left for India yesterday in company of his media aide, Mr. Valentine Obienyem. The two men confirmed in a […]

Akunyili Shuts Down Sick Roumour, Says “I’M Well And Ready For The National Conference”

My Dear Friends, My attention has been drawn to a story making the rounds online claiming that I am seriously sick, currently out of the country and in need of urgent prayers. This story is baseless, unfounded and the handiwork of mischief makers. It should be ignored and discarded in its entirety. As every informed […]

Press Release: I’m not Sick or Hospitalized – Dora Akunyili

  My Dear Friends, A very good morning to you all! My attention has been drawn to a report this morning in a Nigerian newspaper claiming that I am hospitalised in the U.S. and that there is anxiety over the state of my health. This story is false, misleading and raises unnecessary anxiety about my […]

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