Date Of Dora Akunyili’s Burial Set For August 28th


The much spoken about Former DG of NAFDAC and also former Minister of Information and Communications — late Dora Akunyili who died on the 7th of June in an Indian Specialist Cancer hospital will be buried on the 28th of August her husband has said.

Mr Akunyili thanked Nigerians who stood by her during her 2-year battle with cancer, and those supporting them now after her demise.

He encouraged anyone who has a tribute or testimonial in her honour to send a mail to any of the below addresses and also call any of the below phone numbers if need be.

He also thanked President Goodluck Jonathan for the special valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council held in her honour.,, or 08181333222, 08103198444, or 08098020976.


  1. I want to appreciate Mrs Akunyili for what she has done, her lifetime surely would be remembered for a long time in Nigeria she has helped our nation in unexplainable ways. Thank you Mrs Akunyili may you soul surely rest in peace.
    Aderinsola Okunubi
    Attwool school
    Lekki, Lagos

  2. U are a Hero a mentor and a GEM. We missed alot but God knows why it happen. U will ever remain green in our taughts. We love u…….

  3. Is indeed a sad moment for the student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Enugu campus. I hav in two occassions met her why she was adressing some issue. She gave me notting bt she have done all for me. I call her ma role model and mentor. Mummy,as u sleep on,I wil trade in ur footprint of fearlessness and high moral of discipline,popularity and the zeal to help the poor. Thank you ma for saving our lifes from the wicked hand of drug dealers at Onitsha. I wil 4eva remember you for setting paul and grace foundation in ur own radio house Solid100.9 Enugu. Ma addvice to the family is that they should take heart as well never compromise on there mother,s faith. Sleep on ma dear proffessor.

  4. An icon, Health defender,A hero,Godsent,Incomparable woman,A gift,thank you for All you have done for us,thank you for saving the life of Nigerians including mine,if not that our life is in the hands of God,I would have made case with you for choosing to die now that we need your services most,but we submit to the will of Almighty God. Thank you for giving me opportunity to pass through your training in NAFDAC. We are proud of you. My prayer for you is that you will match unto Heaven and the gates of hell shall not prevail. Thank you ma!Rest in Peace.

  5. I want to send my symphaties to the family of late mrs Dora Akunyili that God will be with them all.
    Her departure is painful but God knows best,she is a rare gem io behold may God put you in an everlasting rest.RIP
    From:Omidiji Mololuwa
    Attwool school
    Awoyaya Lagos


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