Nigerian Novelist, Chimamanda Adichie has lost her father, Prof. James Nwoye Adichie to the cold hands of death.
He reportedly died on Wednesday (June 10) night at Chira Memorial Hospital, Awkuzu Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra state at the age of 88.
The sad news was confirmed by his son Okey Adichie via phone to daily trust.
The family subsequently made a public statement on Prof. Adichie’s passing: “A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. With deepest sorrow, the Adichie family announce the death of our beloved husband and father, Professor James Nwoye Adichie, on Wednesday June 10, 2020. He was 88 years old…” The statement read in part.