Chimamanda sorrowfully mourns mum's death, says she died on late father’s birthday

Chimamanda sorrowfully mourns mum's death, says she died on late father’s birthday

- Writer Chimamanda Adichie has said that the death of her mum broke her heart twice

- According to the writer, the family was planning a ceremony to mark the end of mourning her father when her mum passed on

- Chimamanda revealed that she is in disbelief that the family is planning another funeral

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Renowned writer Chimamanda Adichie has taken to her social media page to mourn the death of her mum. She also gave details of how her mother died on her father's birthday.

In a post she made on her official Instagram page, the Nigerian author revealed that her mother had gone to work on Friday preceding her death and went about her normal life on Saturday until Sunday evening when she began feeling unwell.

She was taken to the hospital. However, a few hours after, she felt better.

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Chimamanda Adichie
Chimamanda Adichie mourns her mother's death. Photos: @chimamanda_adichie
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The doctor even sent an update the next morning to say she was doing well. But moments later, the doctor surprisingly had her transferred to a teaching hospital.

Chimamanda said:

"Two hours after she arrived at the teaching hospital, she died. It was March 1st. My father's birthday. We were planning for my father's iyipu-akwa, to mark the end of a formal mourning period, and now I cannot believe we are planning another funeral. Again."

Swipe left to read her full note:

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Nigerians took to her comment section to comfort her.

Read some comments below:


"May her soul Rest In Peace."


"So sorry for your loss. May her soul Rest in Peace."


"sending you virtual hugs and the most sincere condolences."


"Ngozi, sake'm, ndo o. They're probably no words that can bring consolation at this time but I pray that our Heavenly father wraps His arms around you and your family and soothes your hearts like only He can. May her soul rest in peace..."


"So sorry for your loss. Sending love & light."

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In other news, earlier reported that Chimamanda Adichie talked about growing up and following her dreams.

In an interview with celebrated tv host, Ebuka on Bounceradiolive on Instagram, she stated that boys had never been a distraction because she knew exactly what she was doing.

Adichie also revealed that she was very clear-eyed about what she wanted to do, which was writing, and has always had an incredible sense of ambition.


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