Chimamanda Adichie loses mum eight months after death of her father

Chimamanda Adichie
Chimamanda Adichie

The mother of Nigerian novelist-cum-feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has joined her ancestors.

The demise of Grace Ifeoma Adichie, (mother to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie) was confirmed on Tuesday by sources close to Naija Gist Blog.

Grace, 78, died on Monday in Awka, Anambra state with the circumstances surrounding her death yet to be confirmed as at press time.

The demise of Grace comes eight months after the death of her husband, James Adichie who passed after a brief illness.


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