Family, friends, former colleagues and dignitaries gathered together for a night of tributes to honour late Prof. Dora Akunyili yesterday at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
The ex Information minister died on June 7 after battling cancer. She will be buried this Thursday, August 28.
Among the dignitaries who gathered to honour the late amazon were;
the Honourable MInister of Information – Mr. Labaran Maku; Former CBN governor – Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo; Minister of Finance – Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Hon. Minister of Health – Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu; Director General, Voice of Nigeria – Mall Abubakar Jijiwa;, National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists – Mr Mohammed Garba; President National Council for Women Societies – Mrs Nkechi O. Mba; Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals – Arch. Musa Sada; Hon Minister of Labour and productivity – Chief Emeka Wogu, Madam Onyeka Onwenu, Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, Former Minister of Health, Prof A.B.C, Retired General Yakubu Gowon , Dr. Chris Ngige, Chief Victor Umeh.