Former Minister of Information and Communications, Professor Dora Akunyili, will be buried on August 28, 2014, the family has announced.
“Details about the funeral arrangements will be made available to the public in due course,” her husband, Dr Chike Akunyili, said in a statement issued in Awka, Anambra State, on Sunday.
Dr Akunyili thanked Nigerians for the love they extended to Dora, both in life and at death and also expressed the appreciation of the family to President Goodluck Jonathan for the special valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held in honour of the deceased.
Dora Akunyili former DG of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) died after a protracted battle with cancer. She was 59.