On her sick bed, Dora was concerned about Chibok girls and Nigeria – Peter Obi

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Former governor of , Peter Obi has said even on her sick bed the Professor was concerned about the abducted girls and ’s challenges. The former governor said this in a statement he released today to formally announce the death of the former -general of NAFDAC and also former minister of information and communication.

The full statement by Peter Obi is as follows:

“On behalf of the Akunyili’s family, I wish to officially confirm the death of Prof. (Mrs.) Dora Nkem Akunyili, OFR, in a Specialist Cancer Hospital in India this morning at 10 am, Nigerian Time, after a -year battle cancer.

“In spite her illness, Prof. Akunyili was unwavering in her belief in a better . That was why she defied her condition and was part of Handover and the National .

“The last time I visited her in India, even when she needed all the prayers herself, she was full of concern for the abducted girls, security and other challenges facing the country and told me that she remained prayerful for the release of those girls and for God to help to overcome all the challenges facing the nation. She therefore urged all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed to building a better society for our children. We all prayed together and I to be visiting her every month.

“We thank all those who remain fervent in prayers for her recovery and urge them to remain prayerful for the peaceful repose of her soul.”