Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, the mother of renowned writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is dead.
She died on Monday, March 1, in Awka, Anambra State at the age of 78.
“It was very sudden and we are devastated,” a family spokesperson said.
She is survived by six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda and Kenechukwu.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by her family later.