Nigerian Writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Loses 88-Year-Old Father

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie OnoBello

Professor James Nwoye Adichie, the father of renowned Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has passed away, according to reports from PM News.

The news outlet said a family source disclosed that the 88-year-old man died on Wednesday night in Awka, Anambra State.

Before his death, he was said to have been admitted at the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu, Oyi Local Government Area of the state.

The late Adichie is the first Nigerian professor of Statistics and was a member of International Statistical Institute since 1978 and member, Governing Council of ISI 1985-1987.

He is survived by his wife and children. At OnoBello Media, we’re sending love and light to the whole family.

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