Dr Chike Akunyili’s killers will face punishment- Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the gruesome killing of Dr Chike Akunyili. He was the husband of the late Dora Akunyili, Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

Mr. Femi Adesina, special adviser on media and publicity to the president made a statement on Wednesday in Abuja expressing Buhari’s sadness over the death.

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Buhari assured that the criminals behind this gruesome act would face judgment .

The President urged the security agencies and leaders of thought to put in more work to bring an end to the violence being unleashed on innocent Nigerians.

He stated that he has fond memories of working with the late Dora Akunyili at the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF).  He ”will never forget the memory of the amazon, who distinguished herself as a courageous, dependable and patriotic citizen.”

The president offered his condolences to the offspring of the late Professor and Dr Akunyili. Their families and friends ”whose lives will never remain the same. The inhuman and reprehensible act  happened in Onitsha, Anambra State

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