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Burial arrangement for late NAFDAC boss Prof. Dora Akunyili is out

The burial arrangement for
late NAFDAC boss Prof. Dora
Akunyili has been announced
by her family. The burial
arrangement is contained in a
statement signed by her
husband Dr Chike Akunyili
which was posted on her
Facebook wall this evening.
Find it below...
The family of former Minister
of Information and
Communications, late Prof.
(Mrs.) Dora Nkem Akunyili,
has released a week-long
programme of activities for
her funeral, culminating in her
burial on Thursday, August
28, 2014.
The programme, released
today in Enugu by Prof.
Akunyili’s husband, Dr. Chike
Akunyili, starts with a Christian
Wake-Keep at No. 2A Bishop
Onyeabor St., G.R.A. Enugu,
to hold from 4:00 p.m. on
Friday, August 22.
A Night of Tributes is to hold
at International Conference
Centre Abuja from 5:00 p.m.
on Monday, August 25, while
a Mass would be held for her
at Pro-Cathedral Catholic
Church, Abuja, by 10:00 a.m.
the next day, August 26.
After the Church Service,
Dora’s body would leave for
Enugu, where there would be
a Mass at KSJ Temple at 4:00
p.m. After a High Requiem
Mass at Holy Ghost Cathedral
Enugu at 9:00 a.m. the next
day (Wednesday, August 27),
Dora’s body would be taken
to UNCOMA Hall, College of
Medicine, Ituku Ozalla, Enugu,
for Final College Assembly to
start from 11:30 a.m. From
there, the body would be
taken to Awka for Anambra
State Government activities,
then to Dora’s father’s house
in Nanka, before being
returned to her husband’s
house at Agulu for a Vigil
On Thursday, August 28,
Dora’s body would lie in state
at John Chike Akunyili’s
Compound before leaving for
Agulu Town Hall, then
Madonna Catholic Church
Agulu for a Requiem Mass to
hold by 10:00 a.m.Interment
at John Chike Akunyili’s
Compound follows at 1:30
Dr. Akunyili in a statement
expressed gratitude to
Nigerians for their outpouring
of love and support for his
family at this moment of grief.

“This has gone a great way in
helping us to cope with the
monumental loss of our
precious gem, my beloved
wife, Dora,” he said.
It would be recalled that Prof.
(Mrs.) Akunyili, a former
Director-General of the
National Agency for Food and
Drug Administration and
Control (NAFDAC), died last
Saturday, June 7, after a two-
year battle with cancer.
Prof. (Mrs.) Akunyili, who was
a delegate to the on-going
National Conference in Abuja,
would have turned 60 on July
14, 2014.

Dr. Chike Akunyili (Husband)
Enugu, Wednesday, July 31,

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