Dora Nkem Akunyili is a woman with firm principles. She can be described as a woman with the potentials to do things beyond her abilities. She truly has what it takes to progress successfully from one achievement to another. She is a woman who has the natural propensity to do things productively; her high degree of intelligence is worth talking about.

She is endowed with the ability to lead and influence people. This great woman was born in Benue State, one of the states in the middle belt, Nigeria. But she hails from Anambra state in the south-eastern part of Nigeria. Mrs Akunyili started her education at St. Patrick’s Primary School, Isuofia, Anambra State where she passed out with distinction in First School Leaving Certificate.

Dora has achieved extraordinary feats. She has earned respect from every quarter due to her distinctive accomplishments. This graduate of University of Nigeria, University of London and the West African Post Graduate College of Pharmacists is experienced with human development; she is also well-respected for her top-level administration, management and empowerment.

Dora Akunyili has empowered many in different ways. She has supported and raised lots of people, giving them hope for a better tomorrow. The experience she garnered from different jobs enabled her to effectively execute projects that are impactful.

Dora is an intellectual giant with outstanding achievements and recognition. Her exceptional academic portfolio is quite intimidating. Her ideas are respected internationally. She has distinctively manifested her ability to make her mark in this life. This woman of honour who is married to Dr. Chike Akunyili is a visionary leader with a great track record of leadership in pharmacology, public health and human rights. She has also done very well in the area of community development and growth.

One of her outstanding accomplishments includes the transformation of Nigeria’s food and drug agency. She worked so hard and quite well to stop the importation of fake drugs into the country. She is known as a doyenne whose determination is out of this world. Through her process on eradication of fake drugs, cases of people dying from in-take of fake drugs have become minimal. The history of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control will definitely not be complete until her name is mentioned. Dora has not just succeeded in doing great things; she has also saved lots of lives.

Dora Akunyili is a member of many professional bodies, she is known all over the world as a woman who has taken up her responsibility to make her world and country a better place. Dora is indeed a blessing to this generation and her impactful life is worth emulating.

There is so much more to be said about this heroine whose footprint is on the sand of our time. She is blessed with what it takes to make the world a better place and she is maximizing it accordingly. Her articles and books are of immense help to people everywhere. Dr. Dora Nkem Akunyili is a woman to learn from. Women arise and build your nations… tow the path of Dr. Dora Akunyili and make a difference in your world!

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