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Thursday, 12 June 2014

Dora Akunyili’s Body Arrives Nigeria from India


The body of the late former minister of Information and Communications, Prof Dora Akunyili, has arrived the country amidst tears and eulogies.
This was just as former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi assured Ni gerians that the late minis ter would be given a proper burial befitting her status and fame for the positive things she did for Nigeria.
Obi was speaking at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Interna tional Airport, Abuja, shortly before he received Dora’s remains flown in a private aircraft from India yester day, accompanied by her husband, Dr. Chike Akunyili and her younger brother,  Dr. Anayo Edemobi. He said the country will continue to miss the services of the late Aku nyili.
The body of the former NAFDAC Director General was  taken to a mortuary in Abuja in an ambulance with the inscription ‘Nigerian-Turkish Nizamiye Hospital. Obi, who said that burial plans would be put in place since her remains had ar rived, assured Nigerians that it would be in close collabo ration with her family.

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