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Flashback Of Slain Husband of Late Dora Akunyili, Chike Buying Trader’s Wheelbarrow Of Plantain To Support Her

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A video of slain Dr Chike Akunyili buying a woman’s entire wheelbarrow of plantain to support her has surfaced online days after he was gruesomely murdered in Anambra.

Naija News recalls that  Chike Akunyili, husband to late former Information Minister, Prof. Dora Akunyili was murdered by gunmen at Umuoji in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State on Tuesday, 29th September, 2021.

One of his daughters, Chidiogo Akunyili Parr via Instagram shared the video, narrating how he supported an old woman’s plantain business by buying the entire wheelbarrow.

She also added that videos that depict the kind act of her late father lessen the load of her grief.

Sharing the video, she wrote; “The load of our grief is lessened by videos such as this. The story goes that on his way home, he saw an old woman with a heavy wheelbarrow full of plantains. He continued home, got the needed cash and came back to where she was and proceeded to buy all her plantains.

“He counts out the money to the soundtrack of her cries of joy and blessing as she dances away. “Nothing is as good as giving joy,” he adds, a happy smile on is face.

“Thank you all for your condolence messages in this time of immense mourning. Our joy is to know that we do not grieve alone, and our hope continues to be that his death not be in vain.”

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Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling. She holds a BSC in Biology and is also a certified Radio presenter with BRMC. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.