The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has commiserated with the family of Akunyili on the demise of former Information Minister, Prof Dora Akunyili.
In a statement signed by CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, CAN expressed shock and sadness on the death of the former minister and Director General of NAFDAC.
Oritsejafor described the death of Prof Akunyili as a great loss not only to her family but to the entire nation and humanity at large, given her track record in public service.
“ On behalf of the entire Christian community in Nigeria, I condole with the Akunyili family over the demise of one of Nigeria’s finest public officers.
“It is with shock that I receive the news of the demise of Prof Dora Akunyili; a woman who stood for the peace and unity of Nigeria at all times and fought for the interest of the less privileged in the society.
“The Christian Association of Nigeria mourns with the family of the deceased, her friends and relations and the entire people of Nigeria,’’ Oritsejafor was quoted as saying.
He said that the late Akunyili would be most remembered for her stand against the sale and distribution of fake drugs and unwholesome products in the country.
According to Oritsejafor, the family and friends of the deceased should take solace in the fact that she lived a good life that is worthy of emulation.
Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor
President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)