Nigerian Novelist Chimamanda Adichie Loses Mum, Months After Dad’s Death


By Oyinlola Awonuga Balogun (The New Diplomat’s Entertainment, Fashion and Sports Desk)

Renowned Nigerian Novelist and feminist campaigner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has lost her mother, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie some months after her father’s death

Ifeoma Adichie died on Monday, March 1, in Awka, Anambra State. She was 78 years old.

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

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

Funeral arrangements will be announced by her family later.

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