Pressure group urges FG to honour Akunyili with national burial




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– The Campaign for Democracy (CD), a pressure group, on urged to honour the late Director General of , Prof. Dora Akunyili, with a national burial.

A from its Anambra chapter Chairman, Mr Vincent Ezekwueme, noted that the honour was to appreciate her role re-shaping and re-orienting the citizens of the country.

The regretted that Akunyili died at a moment when her services and forthrightness were needed at the national conference.

“Prof. Akunyili was honest, humble, intelligent, fearless, outspoken and a great by any standard, considering her tremendous accomplishments.

“Her contributions to the ’s academics, socioeconomic and development was unparalleled this country.

is clear that are proud of late Prof. Akunyili, who stood out to be a shining light the country,’’ said. (NAN)