Update: Dr Chike Akunyili’s Son Reveals How His Father Was Murdered in Cold Blood
Obumneme, the murdered Dr. Chike Akunyili’s son, has described how his father was murdered by unidentified individuals.
Chike Akunyili, a medical doctor and widower of a late Minister of Information, was assassinated on Monday evening while returning from a commemorative lecture in memory of his late wife, Dora.
The Police Command in Anambra State, where the incident occurred, has vowed to find the perpetrators.
Obumneme told BBC Igbo that his father was shot in the face by gunmen who opened fire on his vehicle in Nkpor, Anambra State.
“His driver and a Police officer assigned to him also died in the shooting. A cousin survived and is being treated in hospital,” Obumneme added.
They were returning from the town of Nsukka in Enugu state, where they had attended a lecture hosted by the University of Nigeria to honour the late NAFDAC DG, Dora.
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