Adieu The Quintessential Dora Akunyili! The remains of the Drug Czar were committed to mother earth yesterday, August 28, 2014. The ex Minister of Information who died on June 7 in India after a two-year battle with cancer was buried in Agulu Anambra state amidst tears.
Her body was first taken to Madonna Catholic church, Agulu for a requiem high mass. Officiating ministers include 2 Cardinals, 28 Bishops and 100 Priests. After the church service, she was buried in her husband’s country home at 2:15pm.
Roll call of dignitaries at the event are Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano, his Wife, Ebele and former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, Former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, Minister of Power, Dr Chinedu Nebo; DG of NAFDAC, Dr Paul Orhili, Senator Andy Uba, Minister of Information, Labaran Maku and many more.
May her soul continue to find repose. Amen!
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