Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, mother to highly respected Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has passed on.
She was 78 years old.
It is gathered that Mrs Adichie died suddenly yesterday, Monday, March 1st, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State.
“It was very sudden and we are devastated,” a family spokesperson said.
She is survived by 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 by her family later.
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