Politics Akunyili: Female President Nigeria never had - Maina



The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development has described former Minister of Information and Communication, Prof Dora Akunyili, as the first female President Nigeria never had.

In a statement in Abuja, the Minister, Hajiya Zainab Maina, also commiserated with the family, Government and people of Anambra for the untimely death of Akunyili.

Maina described the deceased as a woman of uncommon courage and commitment to project Nigeria, adding that Nigerian women had lost a great ambassador of womanhood.

She said the late Akunyili was a patriotic public servant who had sacrificed her personal comfort and her life in the service of the country.