Gunmen kill late Dora Akunyili’s husband in Anambra

The deceased was last seen at a programme organised by the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association where the late Dora was honoured some hours before he was mown down.
Gunmen kill late Dora Akunyili’s husband in Anambra
L-R: Dr. Chike

Unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening murdered Dr. Chike, husband to late former Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Dora Akunyili, at Umuoji in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

As of the time of filing this story, details surrounding his killing are still sketchy.

Quoting a family source, the NATION reported that the deceased was last seen at a programme organised by the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association where the late Dora was honoured some hours before he was mown down.

“God, pls render the devil and his agents powerless and useless.

“I was with this man yesterday same yesterday at Sharon Hall, All Saints Cathedral, Onitsha. It was an occasion of University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Onitsha branch event where they honoured late Dora Akunyili.

“He spoke glowingly about Dora and made a donation of 500k to the association.
"He was there with his son ,Obum now working with Anambra state government.

“We saw them off to the car and it was emotional when Obum hugged him tight as both of them separated to join their respective vehicles.

“Obum was in a white Hilux while the man was in a big Jeep (i think Prado). God have mercy,” the source, who was shattered by the murder, said.

Details shortly…

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