Anambra Born Renowned Novelist Chimamanda Adichie Loses Mother.

 


Anambra Born Renowned Novelist Chimamanda Adichie Loses Mother.


NKIRU NWAGBO, AWKA

Anambra Renowned Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has become an orphan as a result of the sudden death of her mother 

Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie (nee Odigwe), yesterday.

Recall that her husband, a renowned Professor of Statistics, James Adichie, died last June at 88.

The mother of renowned writer died on Monday the first day of March 2021in


Awka Anambra State.

She was 78 years old and She retired as a Registral in the University of Nigeria Nsukka .

A Source from the family said: “It was very sudden and we are devastated, her husband, a renowned Professor of Statistics, James Adichie, died last June at 88"

Mrs. Adichie is survived by six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda and Kenechukwu as well as nine grandchildren, in-laws and many relatives.

The family announced that funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.

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