Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Dr. Chike Akunyili, husband to late former Information Minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili, has been reportedly murdered by gunmen.

Checks by The Lagosian revealed that Akunyili was killed at Umuoji in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on Tuesday evening.

As reported by The Nation, “details of the incident are still sketchy, a source close to the family said the deceased was still at the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA) where the late Dora was honoured some hours before he was killed.”


A video going viral on social media and othe channels shows how the noted Nigerian was gruesomely attacked bleeding to death unaided from a deep gash on his face.

“This is horrible,” an unidentified Nigerian has consequently reacted to this terrible Development. “They tried to do this to Dora, they failed before she was claimed by cancer. Even after her death, they were still not satisfied. Now they did this to her husband!” he lamented. This latest show of horror is another of a series of murders in an increasingly insecure Nigerian cities under the present dispensation.

Details shortly…

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