Renowned Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has lost her mum, Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie.
According to reports, her mother died at the age of 78 in Awka, Anambra State on Monday, March 1.
This comes just months after Chimamanda lost her father.
“It was very sudden and we are devastated” a family spokesperson said according to Guardian.
Mrs. Grace is survived by her six children: Ijeoma, Uchenna, Chuks, Okechukwu, Chimamanda, and Kenechukwu; as well as nine grandchildren, in-law, and many relatives.