Dora Akunyili’s last wish by husband
Aug 2nd, 2014
The release of the abducted Chibok girls was the last wish of Late former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof Dora Nkem Akunyili.
Husband to the late former Director General of National Agency for food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Dr Chike Akunyili disclosed this while briefing the media on the burial of his wife on August 28.
“Akunyili’s last wish was the release of the abducted girls at chibok by the insurgent in Borno state and she was particular about the insecurity ravaging the country, ”
While announcing the burial arrangement for the late wife on Saturday , Dr Akunyili announced that the late wife would also receive another post humous award from the United States of America on November 18, 2014 for pushing Pharmacy to a greater height.
The funereal of late Prof Akunyili which would hold at Madonna Catholic Mission at Agulu will be led by Cardinal John Onaiyekan.
Dr Akunyili, told reporters that though his wife had died, that her soul is still hovering around, adding my heart is still heavy over her death.
He said since his wife died, there had been a mass service at Enugu for her every Friday because she was prayerful.
” What has been happening since she died had been mysterious, we have never had any problem in every thing we have planned’ he said.
He said Dora surrendered her green card for the love of her country , adding that she did not want disintegration of Nigeria but wanted a homogenous country .
According to him, “my wife said I will serve Nigeria with the last drop of my blood and as a result the federal government gave her all the support in everything she did.”
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