How Dad, Driver, Orderly Was Murdered, Obumneme, Chike Akunyili’s son


Obumneme, a son of the murdered Dr. Chike Akunyili has described how his father was killed by the yet-to-be-identified persons.

The medical doctor and widower of a late Minister of Information, Dora Akunyili, was killed on Monday evening when he was returning from a commemorative lecture in honour of his late wife, late Prof. Dora Akunyili.

The Police Command in Anambra State, where the incident happened, has vowed to unravel the brains behind the murder.

Police vow to deal with Akunyili’s killers.

Chike Akunyili’s killers will face man’s judgment and that of God -Buhari
Speaking with the BBC Igbo, Obumneme said that his dad was shot in the face by gunmen who opened fire on his vehicle at Nkpor, Anambra State.

“His driver and a Police officer assigned to him also died in the shooting. A cousin who survived the attack is being in hospital for medical treatment,” Obumneme added.

They were driving back from the town of Nsukka in Enugu state after attending a lecture hosted by the University of Nigeria to pay tribute to the late NAFDAC DG, Dora.

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Written by Issa Saliu

I am a journalist based in Ilorin

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