Late Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie
Late Mrs. Adichie

Mother of Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, has died, aged 78.

Mrs Adichie died suddenly on 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