president Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, on Friday eulogized the former Director- General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Dora Akunyili.
In her statement, the President’s wife described Akunyili as very dedicated, hardworking and transparent during her time in office.
Aisha Buhari stated this while speaking at the 25th anniversary of the Agency in Abuja.
She stated that her family became interested in the affairs of Akunyili during her days at the Petroleum Trust Fund, because of her transparent, hard work and dedication to service.
“She was hardworking, transparent and dedicated to her duties and Nigeria will continue to miss her valuable contributions to national development,”
The President’s wife further stated that late Akunyili was a supporter of President Buhari’s vision for
a corruption-free society.
She added that the deceased contributed immensely to shaping the destiny of NAFDAC.
“My family and I actually became interested in the affairs of NAFDAC through my intimacy with late Prof. Dora Akunyili. A close relationship forged when she worked with my husband, who was the Chairman of the then Petroleum Trust Fund.”
“May her soul continue to rest in peace.”