Akunyili For Burial August 28, Family Welcomes Tributes
Former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. (Mrs.) Dora Nkem
Akunyili, OFR, will be buried on August 28, 2014, the family has
“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 to
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for the special valedictory session of
the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held in honour of Dora.
Dr. Akunyili advised anyone who has a tribute or testimonial in honour of
Dora to send it by e-mail to [email protected],
wish to make enquiries regarding Dora's funeral to call any of the
following numbers: 08181333222, 08103198444, or 08098020976.
It would be recalled that Prof. (Mrs.) Akunyili, a former Director-General
of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control
(NAFDAC), died last Saturday, June 7, after a two-year battle with cancer.
Prof. (Mrs.) Akunyili, who was a delegate to the on-going National
Conference in Abuja, would have turned 60 on July 14, 2014.