Actress, director, and businesswoman, Joke Silva’s fans got emotional on Friday after the actress posted a video of a former director-general, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), the late Prof. Dora Akunyili speaking about bad governance. Akunyili died at the age of 59 on June 7, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.

The 60-year-old actress posted the video on Instagram following the #Owo attack and other crises that have thrown the nation into mourning.

“Enough said. Thank you @taradurotoye for the picture and video,” she captioned the video.

Fans took to the comment section of the video to acknowledge Dora’s impact as they paid tributes.

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“Hmmmmmm, and all the great leaders who stood for the good, and good for the country died, and all we have is a memorial, but not progress. God raises a righteous leader in our generation, and one to come,” Femi wrote.

Afetuga wrote: “May her gentle soul continue to rest in peace. She was an icon and will forever be cherished.”

Zara wrote: “My role model, she inspired me to become the pharmacist that I am today.”

“Blessed woman, one of the best there ever was. Continue to rest in peace Lady Dora, you said and did what you could,” Adefunke wrote.

Ofcpointofview wrote: Prof. Dora Akunyili and Dr. Ameyo Adedevoh are not well celebrated. These women surrendered wholly to the Nigeria project! Our safety was their key priority! I am glad to have lived in their time.