Chimamanda Adichie Loses 78-year-old Mum

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Chimamanda Adichie

By; PAMELA EBOH, Awka

The mother of renowned novelist,  Chimamanda Adichie has died.

Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie (nee Odigwe), who died on Monday, March 1/2/2021 in Awka, Anambra State was 78-year-old.

Speaking on behalf of the family, a spokesperson said: “Her husband, a renowned Professor of Statistics, James Adichie, died last June at 88.

“It was very sudden and we are devastated.”

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

Though the case of her death was not disclosed, the family announced that funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.

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