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|Dora Akunyili For Burial August by breezy900: 7:14am On Aug 04, 2014|
The burial of Prof. Dora Akunyili,
former Minister of Information,
has been fixed for August 28, the
husband of the deceased, Dr
Chike Akunyili, confirmed.
Akunyili made the announcement
on Saturday during a news
conference at the family’s
country home in Nneogidi village,
Agulu in Anaocha local council
area of Anambra.
According to him, there will be a
wake keep at their Enugu
residence on Aug. 22, while a
night of tributes will be held at
Sheraton Hotels, Abuja, on Aug.
He said, “her body will leave the
National Hospital, Abuja, to the
family house at Rudolf Close,
Maitama, Abuja, on August 26.
“There will be a Church mass at
Pro-Cathedral Catholic Church,
Abuja, by 10 a.m. on August 26,
after which the body leaves
Enugu by 2.30 p.m.
“On August 27, her body arrives
Holy Ghost Cathedral, Enugu, for
Requiem High Mass by 9 a.m. and
arrives Awka by 1 p.m. for
Anambra State Government’s
Akunyili added that on August
28, Dora’s body would leave
Agulu to Nanka and to Madonna
Catholic Church, Agulu, for
requiem mass by 10.30 a.m.,
while interment would hold at
the family’s Agulu country home
by 1.30 p.m.
He thanked Nigerians and
President Goodluck Jonathan for
the concern, love, emotion and
moral support to the family.
He described his late wife as “an
elephant who loved her country
even during her travails.
“Her love for Nigeria was
phenomenal and beyond words;
even in her last days when she
was very ill, she insisted that she
would serve the country with her
“She wanted a home called
Nigeria where citizens could live
He, however, disclosed that the
former Director-General of
National Agency for Food Drug
Administration and Control
(NAFDAC) did not die of cervical
cancer as speculated in national
newspapers, but died of a rare
type of cancer called
He said “such cancer spreads fast
without you knowing.
“We were told that people with
such condition will only live for
seven months, but with prayers,
she survived it for two years and
two months until she became ill
“Although she is dead, I know
her spirit hovers around because
since her death, everything had
been easy and working for me
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|Re: Dora Akunyili For Burial August by tolugar: 7:22am On Aug 04, 2014|
Dey never bury her?
I thought the nation have moved on.
May she find rest!!!
|Re: Dora Akunyili For Burial August by Johnpaul2k2(m): 7:47am On Aug 04, 2014|
tolugar: Dey never bury her?
people with your brain type are bunch of destruction
May your lovely soul rest in peace
|Re: Dora Akunyili For Burial August by tolugar: 3:58pm On Aug 05, 2014|
What brain type? Or are u trying to pick offence and divert
The topic on a serious issue?
Yes my lovely soul will surely rest in peace.
Hope yours do
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