Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Mmaduaburochukwu Obiano has expressed deep sadness over the sudden death of Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, mother of the great novelist and writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Reacting to the sad news, Gov Obiano said that he was grieved by the news of Mrs Adichie’s death.
“I was saddened by the sad news of Mrs Adichie’s death and I sympathize with her children and the entire Adichie family who are again thrown into mourning just few months after burying their father, Prof James Adichie. This is indeed a grievous loss.
“Mrs Adichie lived a life of selfless service. Her contribution and great service to Anambra state will not be forgotten. I pray for the peaceful repose of her soul”, he said.
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 the died on Monday, March 1st, 2021. She was 78 years old.
May her soul rest with the saints.