Dora Akunyili To Be Buried August 28 - Family

By 05:30 Mon, 16 Jun 2014 Comments

Former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. (Mrs.) Dora Nkem Akunyili, OFR, will be buried on August 28, 2014, the family has announced.

¡°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.

He thanked Nigerians for the great love they extended to her 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 held in her honour.

He said anyone who has a tribute or testimonial in honour of her should send same by e-mailtoamazon4life@dor,amazon4laif@,oramazon4laif@

For further enquiries, he said people can call any of the following numbers: 08181333222, 08103198444, or 08098020976.

Akunyili, a former Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, died on Saturday, June 7, after a two-year battle with cancer.

A delegate to the ongoing National Conference in Abuja, she would have turned 60 on July 14, 2014.



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