Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie loses mother

Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, the mother of renowned Nigerian novelist writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has died at the age of 78.
Mrs. Adichie passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 1st, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State.

“It was very sudden and we are devastated,” a family spokesperson said.

She is survived her six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda and Kenechukwu; as well as nine grandchildren, in-laws and many relatives.

Funeral arrangements will be announced her family later.

Kwame Anane

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