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Dr. Akunyili's son reacts to Okonjo-Iweala comments on the murder of his father

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, has expressed sadness over the brutal killing of Dr. Chike Akunyili, husband of the late NAFDAC DG, Dora Akunyili.


On Tuesday, September 28, on his way from Onitsha to Umuoji, Dr. Chike Akunyili was fatally shot alongside his driver and escort by unknown gunmen at Eke Nkpor.

"It is with deep sadness that we learn of the brutal killing of Dr Chike Akunyili; eminent physician, beloved husband of Prof Dora Akunyili-Nigerian icon," Okonjo-Iweala tweeted.


"Our deepest condolences go out to his children and family." He is in the presence of God and his wife. "Rest In Peace, his soul."

Responding, Dr. Edozie John Akunyili, one of the sons of the late Dr. Chike Akunyili, thanked Okonjo-Iweala.

He wrote: "Thank you aunty Ngozi."

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