Renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is mourning the death of her mother, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie who reportedly died on Monday, March 1, in Awka, Anambra State as the age of 78.
NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt from the Guardian that a family spokesperson said;
“It was very sudden and we are devastated,”
She is survived by her six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda and Kenechukwu; as well as nine grandchildren, in-law and many relatives.
This sad news comes just months after Chimamanda lost her father.