The mother of the renowned Nigerian novelist died Monday, March 1, in Awka, Anambra state. She was 78 years old.
Mrs Adichie was a Board Member of Anambra State Universal Basic Education Board ASUBEB and the first female registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, she was the mother of chimamanda adichie
May her soul rest in peace.
She is survived by six children and nine grandchildren among others.
Her death comes just months after Chimamanda lost her father.