Anambra State House Of Assembly Calls For Dora Akunyili’s Immortalization

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By KayCee June 12, 2014 02:25

Anambra State House Of Assembly Calls For Dora Akunyili’s Immortalization

Anambra State House of Assembly speaker, Mrs Chinwe Nwaebili has called on the Anambra State Government to immortalize the late Prof Dora Akunyili

Nwaebili made the call on Wednesday in Awka during the plenary session.

Mr Ebele Ejiofor, representing Anaocha 1, had moved a motion on the floor of the house, urging his colleagues to support the immortalizing of late Dora Akunyili as a distinguished and selfless servant of Nigeria.

He said that Akunyili was an internationally renowned pharmacist, pharmacologist erudite scholar, seasoned administrator and a visionary leader who championed the foremost national re-branding campaign titled “Nigeria; Good People, Great Nation”.

Ejiofor said that she meritoriously and honorably served her country in various capacities like Petroleum Trust Fund member representing Anaocha local government, Director –General National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control, (NAFDAC) Minister of Information and Communication.

He said that she was among the three delegates representing Anambra State in the on- going National Conference.

“Despite these services rendered, she exhibited accountability, fairness, impartiality, transparency and high level of professionalism in her life time”, he noted.

Supporting the motion, Mr Tony Muonagor (APC idemili North) said that the motion was timely and worthy as Akunyili showed high level of patriotism, honesty and transparency during her course of service to the nation.

In Akunyili’s case, it was proved that honesty pays, her honest life shoot her to lime light during Obasanjo’s regime”, he stated.

Mr Valentine Ayika, (PDP Njikoka 1), Mrs Rita Maduagwu (APGA Nnewi South 2) Dr Emeka Aniebonam (APC Onitsha South) all supported the motion.

The lawmakers said that Akunyili was a rare gem and should be immortalized as way of encouraging of hard work.

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KayCee
By KayCee June 12, 2014 02:25