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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Mum laid to Rest
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Mum laid to Rest

The remains of Grace Ifeoma Adichie, the late first female Registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka , and mother of author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been laid to rest in her hometown Abba, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Saturday, May 1. Her funeral mass took place at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Abba, the Bishop of Awka Catholic Diocese. Chimamanda's husband, Ivara Esege, was present to show support and pay his last homage to his mother-in-law. May her soul rest in peace, Amen.   Watch video clips from the funeral below  
“How Does A Heart Break Twice?” – Chimamanda Adichie Mourns Her Mum’s Death
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“How Does A Heart Break Twice?” – Chimamanda Adichie Mourns Her Mum’s Death

Renowned author, Chimamanda Adichie took to her Instagram handle to to pay a touching tribute to her 78-year-old mum, Grace Ifeoma Adichie who died on March 1, 2021. Mrs Grace Adichie died on the day that would have been her late husband's 89th birthday. She died 8 months after her husband, Prof. James Adichie, who passed on after a brief illness in June 2020. In the post she wrote, she narrated the events that surrounded her death as she disclosed to be heartbroken twice. Adichie revealed that her mother was unwell but after visiting the hospital, she became better. Afterward, the doctor sent an update that she’s fine, only for her to be transferred to the teaching hospital. “Two hours after she arrived at the teaching hospital, she died. It was March 1st. My father’s birt...
“How does a heart break twice?” Chimamanda Adichie mourns as she narrates how her mum died 8 months after her dad
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“How does a heart break twice?” Chimamanda Adichie mourns as she narrates how her mum died 8 months after her dad

Chimamanda Adichie has returned to social media nearly two months after her mum's death to pay a touching tribute. The renowned author lost her 78-year-old mum, Grace Ifeoma Adichie,  on March 1, 2021. Mrs Adichie's death happened on the day that would have been her late husband's 89th birthday. She died 8 months after her husband, Prof. James Adichie, who passed on after a brief illness in June 2020. Since her mother's death, Chimamanda has stayed off social media. She returned on April 28 to post a tribute to her mother. The Half of a Yellow Sun author shared photos of her and her mother, including one she took with her mother on her wedding day. How does a heart break twice?" Chimamanda captioned the post. Narrating how her mother died, Chimamanda said Mrs ...

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