Gunmen have gruesomely murdered Dr. Chike Akunyili, the husband of the former Minister of Information, Late Prof. Dorah Akunyili.
A reliable source disclosed that the Dr. Akunyili was still at the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA) where his late wife Dora was honoured some hours before he was killed, although there more stories involving the incident are yet to be uncovered.
The terrible incident occurred at dusk yesterday, Tuesday, at Umuoji, in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
The source, who was shattered by the murder, said: “God, pls render the devil and his agents powerless and useless.
“I was with this man yesterday same yesterday at Sharon Hall, All Saints Cathedral, Onitsha. It was an occasion of University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Onitsha branch event where they honoured late Dora Akunyili.
“He spoke glowingly about Dora and made a donation of 500k to the association.
He was there with his son ,Obum now working with Anambra state government.
“We saw them off to the car and it was emotional when Obum hugged him tight as both of them separated to join their respective vehicles.
“Obum was in a white Hilux while the man was in a big Jeep (i think Prado). God have mercy!”