Monday, September 20

Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Adichie loses her mother.

” It was really abrupt, and we are ravaged,” the source said.

Validating her death, a source near to the family revealed that Mrs. Adichie unexpectedly passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021, in Awka, the Anambra State Capital. The date coincidentally was the 89th posthumous birthday of her husband.

Hardly five months after the burial of her father, award-winning Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, likewise loses her mother, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, to the cold hand of death.

Who is Chimamanda Adichies Mother

Mrs. Grace Adichie, mom of Chimamanda Adichie, was an administrator and the very first female Registrar at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, passed away at the age of 78, not up to one year after the death of her spouse, Prof. James Nwoye Adichie, which happened on June 10, 2020.

She was likewise a Board Member of Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board, ASUBEB

Having compassion with the household, released, the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano stated,.

” I was distressed by the sad news of Mrs Adichies death and I sympathize with her children and the entire Adichie household who are once again thrown into mourning just few months after burying their father, Prof James Adichie. This is certainly a severe loss.
” Mrs Adichie lived a life of selfless service. Her contribution and excellent service to Anambra state will not be forgotten. I pray for the serene repose of her soul.”.


Guv Willie Obiano Sympathizes.

Late Mrs Grace Ifeoma Adichie is endured by Ijeoma Adichie, Uchenna Adichie, Chuks Adichie, Okey Adichie, Chimamanda Adichie, and Kenechukwu Adichie (kids), as well as grandchildren, in-laws and other loved ones.

The family will announce funeral arrangements in due course

Izunna Okafor: Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Journalist, Publicist, Columnist, Editor, Igbo Language Activist, and Public Affairs Analyst.

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City Address: Awka, Anambra State.

Author of: Ikems Adventure, Ajo Enyi, The Faithful Children, The Curse of A Widow, Nzúzù M Egbuo M, Educated Illiterate, African Blood.

House Address: Ebenator, Nnewi South Local Government, Anambra


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