Published On: Sat, Jan 18th, 2014

Dora Akunyili’s health worsens, hospitalized in the US

Report has it that a former Minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili is currently hospitalized in the United States.

According to Saturday Independent, the former NAFDAC boss is currently ill and has been receiving medical attention on the shores of America.

It would be recalled that Akunyili’s last public appearance was when she accompanied Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, to vote in their hometown, Agulu, during the November 16 governorship election in the state, late last year

Although rumours of her failing health broke out before the election, her condition reportedly grew worse lately, which led to her being flown out of the country.

According to insiders, before she was flown to the United States, “she has lost so much weight.”

However, details of her illness could not be ascertained as at press time on Friday.

When the papaer contacted her husband, Chike Akunyili, he said his wife suffered minor health challenges but that is now okay.

“Yes, she suffered some minor health challenges but she is now okay. She is in the United States. I spoke with her today. What happened was that our son said she should come over and rest. You know all our children are abroad.

She will soon return to the country and we will show up in a public gathering. There is a couple that wants us to sponsor their wedding. Both of us will appear in public. She is now okay,” Dr. Akunyili said.

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Dora Akunyili’s health worsens, hospitalized in the US