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Dora Akunyili’s Burial Rites Begin August 25

The burial rites for the former Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, will start on Monday, August 25 with a night of tributes in Abuja at the International Conference Centre.

According to the programme of events released to the press by her husband, Dr. Chike Akunyili, there will be a mass on Tuesday, August 26, at Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Cathedral, Garki.

The burial train will move on Wednesday, August 26, to Enugu where she spent a good part of her life for a burial mass at the Holy Ghost Cathedral.

Her remains will be interred at Agulu, her husband’s hometown in Anambra State on Thursday, August 28, after a burial mass at Madonna Catholic Church, Agulu.

Akunyili died at the age of 59 in an Indian hospital two months ago after a protracted battle with cancer.

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