Unknown gunmen have murderd Dr. Chike Akunyili husband of Ex- Information Minister Prof. Dora Akinyili at Umuoji in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on Tuesday evening.
Though details of the incident are still sketchy, but 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.
Stating further, the source, who was shattered by the murder said he was with him until he was murdered yesterday at Sharon Hall, All Saints Cathedral, Onitsha at an occasion of University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Onitsha branch event where they honoured late Dora Akunyili.
Before he was murdered, Dr Chike spoke glowingly about his wife Dora and made a donation of 500 thousand Naira to the association. And was there with his son ,Obum who works with Anambra state government 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. the source said.