I had the best mother in the world – Akunyili’s son

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Mr Obumneme Akunyili, the last child the late Prof. Dora Akunyili, has described her mother as a role model who has helped him realised his life potential.

He made this known when he spoke to the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Agulu, Anambra, on Monday.

Obumneme, who studied psychology at the University Maryland, United States, said he was overwhelmed by the outpouring emotion and which the family had received.

The son, who just completed his national service at the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), said he was hopeful because life was worth living. [eap_ad_1] He said the were preoccupied with burial plans for his mother.

“I miss her; she was my role model, a great woman who made me become whom I am today, a parent with the courage and encouragement and she showed to family.

“I think I had the best mother in the world and there is nothing can change opinion; she is gone but I know she is with us in spirit.

“There is no blueprint as to how life is going to be without her.

“We are faced with the burial plans for and after I will see what the future for me but somehow I know that God will make a way.

“I know people miss my mum. I thank them for their sympathy. is joyous to see how much people care about her and is astounding and inspiring,” he said.

The late Akunyili, a former Minister of Information and Communications and Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, will be on Aug. 28 in her country . (NAN)