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The Nigerian State Failed Dora Akunyili And Her Husband




 The Nigerian State Failed In Her Constitutional Responsibility To Shield Dora Akunyili And Her Husband With the emergency of Professor Dora Nkem Aku…

 The Nigerian State Failed In Her Constitutional Responsibility To Shield Dora Akunyili And Her Husband

With the emergency of Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili, the Nigerian folks bought to know of an current authorities company referred to as Nationwide Company for Meals and Drug Administration and Management (NAFDAC). And as an in depth, resilient, properly knowledgeable, conscientious and disciplined Director-Basic throughout her reign of service years in NAFDAC, Dora fully opened  the consciousness of all to return to phrases with the antecedents of how very unscrupulous components each resident inside and out of doors Nigeria, have actually been facilitating the exit of Nigerians to their early graves by the administration of each substandard and adulterated merchandise. Such are medicine, palm oil, tomato pastes, smooth drinks, etcetera.

She firmly resisted compromise and was so persistently hunted by a clique of evil enterprise women and men whose solely enterprise was to make sure the elimination of their fellow beings in alternate for affluence. Professor Dora Akunyili’s doggedness, arduous work and honesty, earned her over ninety meritorious awards. She was ultimately poisoned by the Fulani influenced Nigerian authorities in June 2014, after the demise of President Musa Yar’Adua. It was after her sponsored demise that her title was most disgustingly and shamelessly engraved in gold.

The ugly homicide of her husband, Dr. Chike Akunyili, lately, at Nkpor, Anambra State, summarizes the peak of wickedness that anybody might ever ponder as a payback for Dora’s unmatched sacrifices and contributions to the expansion and progress of Nigeria. For a girl of her pedigree who gave her all to sanitize NAFDAC and save Nigerians from premature deaths even together with the nation itself, this actually, just isn’t and can’t be how one can recognize a worthy persona in her mildew. Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili doesn’t in anyway, deserve this heinous therapy. Nonetheless reeling in pains occasioned by her poison and demise, Nigerians with good conscience, are but being gripped with the unhappy information of the ugly homicide of her husband, Dr. Chike Akunyili. This shaped the main a part of the concluding moments of discussions on the Come up Tv program titled: “The Morning Present”.

Ojy Okpe, Rufai Oseni and Reuben Akpati, this system anchors, completely bemoaned how the Nigerian state woefully failed Professor Dora Akunyili and her husband, Dr. Chike, each from whom the nation has very immensely, benefitted. Whereas Ojy Okpe believed that the ugly growth could possibly be related to the actual fact Dora, had “that historical past of being focused”, by these whose illicit companies suffered below her administration because the Director-Basic of NAFDAC, Rufai Oseni, started on a reasonably very unhappy observe. “Whenever you look again, it’s a story of Nigeria, failing folks”.

“Nigeria failed Dora and now, Nigeria has failed her husband. And what these two folks have completed is sort of immeasurable, they’ve given their lives. This man (Chike), grew up within the North, fought through the civil warfare, took a bullet that was nonetheless left in his cranium, began medical outreaches within the North, for affected folks; he was certainly a ‘healer’. He got here again to the South and did the identical. He lived his life for Nigeria however Nigeria failed him”. In an effort to explicitly state her place, Oseni added: “How did Nigeria fail Dora Akunyili? “It was as if she bought all of the accolades however the debilitating well being care system within the nation, couldn’t detect her state of affairs on time. She but carried on and at last earlier than her case was found, it has already gone too late. She ultimately handed on”.

“I do not forget that image of the final time she was seen in public throughout her speech within the Nationwide Convention. She was so frail. The federal government had stated it will discover her killers however part of me says, sure, we all the time say that. Allow us to not neglect that in the identical nation, the Legal professional Basic of the federation, Bola Ige, was killed and until date, we now have not discovered the killers of this former Minister of Justice. So what’s going on in Nigeria? We can not hold failing our vibrant stars. We can not hold failing individuals who do the whole lot to make this nation work. We should discover their killers and produce justice again to them as a result of these folks gave their lives for Nigeria”.

Beforehand publlished by Vanguard 

Re-edited by Household Writers Press Worldwide

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