Dr. Chike Akunyili, the widower of Professor Dora Akunyili, has been killed. He, alongside seven other persons were reportedly killed, along Nkpor, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Akunyili was former Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), and later Minister of Information.
The slain widower was said to be returning from an even where he had gone to receive his wife’s posthumous award.
His assailants, it was said, were chanting, “No election in Anambra in November.”
The Anambra State Police Command has not commented on the incident.