Dr Chike Akunyili alias Agbalanze – the husband of late NAFDAC DG, Professor Dora Akunyili, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen at Nkpor Junction, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Dr Chike Akunyili was returning from a trip to Onitsha when he was accosted by unidentified men wielding guns at Nkpor. The wicked incident reportedly happened on Tuesday evening.
According to the reports, Dr Akunyili from Agulu town in Anambra State had travelled to Onitsha to receive a posthumous award of excellence on behalf of his late wife when he ran into the gunmen who shot him in the face and left him dead on the roadside.
Seven other persons were also killed in the incident, according to other reports from local media.
There are also unconfirmed reports that the dastardly act was carried out by separatist supporters in the state who were chanting “No election in Anambra in November.”