The mother of renowned writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie (nee Odigwe), died yesterday (1st of March), at the age of 78.
In the words of the family’s spokesperson; “It was very sudden and we are devastated.”
Mrs. Adichie is survived by six children, nine grandchildren, in-laws and many relatives. Her husband died last year, at the age of 88.
According to the family, funeral arrangements will be announced in due course. We pray for fortitude to the family, to bear the loss.