Late Dora Akunyili’s husband assasinated by gunmen

Late Dora Akunyili’s husband assasinated by gunmen

By Caleb Nnamdi

Husband of late Mrs Dora Akunyili has been assassinated.

Chike Akunyili whose late wife drew fame due to her integrity and honesty while at the helms at the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) was murdered today Wednesday.

His driver and Security guard were also murdered.

Our correspondent in Owerri said Akunyili was on a mission to honour his late iconic wife, Dora when he was attacked and killed.

Dora herself had escaped qssasination when she turned the heat on Drug barons during her remarkable reign. Dora was I charge of NAFDAC between 2001 and 2008. She died in an Indian hospital in 2014 from complications arising from cancer.

As at press time, it was uncertain who may have been responsible for the murder of Akunyili. Police sources said no one has been arrested but that investigation will be launched to unravel the killing.

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