Renowed Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has successfully buried her mother.
The woman is named Grace Ifeoma Adichie and aside from being the mother of the renowned author, she was also the first female Registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
She was laid to rest in her hometown Abba, Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State on May 1.
Her funeral mass was held at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Abba, the Bishop of Awka Catholic Diocese, and also present was Chimamanda’s husband, Ivara Esege.
Check out some photos from the ceremony below;
This comes after she made a post mourning her mother a few days ago. She actually broke down and her emotions could be felt in the post she made revealing that her mother died on her late father’s birthday.
She shared the events that led to her death revealing that she was having a hard time because she has been heartbroken twice.
According to her, her mother was unwell, however, after visiting the hospital, she was a little bit better stating that the doctor even sent an update that she’s fine, however, she was then transferred to the teaching hospital suggesting that things had gone from bad to worst.
Part of the post she made reads;
“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.
We were planning for my father’s Iyipu-akwa, to mark the end of the formal mourning period, and now I cannot believe we are planning a funeral again.”