Dr. Chike Akunyili’s Son Tells How His Father Was Murdered


Obumneme, a child of the killed Dr. Chike Akunyili has depicted how his dad was killed by the yet-to-be-recognized people.

The clinical specialist and single man of a late Minister of Information, Dora Akunyili, was killed on Monday evening when he was getting back from a memorial address out of appreciation for his late spouse, Dora.

The Police Command in Anambra State, where the episode occurred, has promised to disentangle the cerebrums behind the homicide.

Talking with the BBC Igbo, Obumneme said that his father was fired in the face by shooters who started shooting at his vehicle at Nkpor, Anambra State.

“His driver and a Police official doled out to him likewise passed on in the shooting. A cousin endure and is being treated in medical clinic,” Obumneme added.

They were driving back from the town of Nsukka in Enugu state in the wake of going to a talk facilitated by the University of Nigeria to honor the late NAFDAC DG, Dora.