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Photos: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s mum laid to rest

Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie, the mother of renowned Nigerian novelist writer 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.

Recall that the first female Registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka , passed on at the age of 78 years old on Monday, March 1st, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State.

She is survived by her six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda and Kenechukwu; as well as nine grandchildren, in-laws and many relatives.

Check out photos from the burial ceremony below:

 

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