In less than 12 months after her father passed away, Nigerian Novelist Chimamanda Adichie mourns her mother.

Novelist Chimamanda Adichie mourns her mother after a few months her father passed away.

It is a blurry moment for her, as her mother, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie has died. She was 78 years old when she passed away. Her death suddenly happened on 1 March 2021 in Awka, Anambra.

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“It was sudden and we are devastated”, a family spokesperson spoke with The Guardian.

She is survived by her six children: Uchenna,  Ijeoma, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda, and Kenechukwu; as well as nine grandchildren, in-laws, and many relatives.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by her family later.