Breaking: Chimamanda Adichie’s father dies at 88

Professor James Nwoye Adichie, father of renowned novelist, Chimamanda Adichie has died at 88.

A family source told The Nation newspaper on Thursday, 11 June 2020 (in Awka, Anambra State) that the erudite academic died on Wednesday night .

He was admitted at the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of the State.

The Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) hailed from Abba, Njikoka local government area of Anambra State.

The first Nigerian Professor of Statistics celebrated his 88th birthday on 1 March. He was a member of International Statistical Institute (ISI) since 1978 and member, Governing Council of (ISI) 1985-1987.

The member of Education Committee (ISI) 1987 became a Professor of Statistics in 1976. He had been living in Nsukka since he retired.

Photo of author

About The Author


14 thoughts on “Breaking: Chimamanda Adichie’s father dies at 88”

  1. Pingback: unicc shop
  2. Pingback: ???? ???
  3. Pingback: ??????
  4. Pingback: buy pills online
  5. Pingback: maxbet
  6. Pingback: sbo

Leave a Comment


SidomexEntertainment is your one-stop-shop for news, entertainment, fashion, music, sports and lifestyle. We provide you with the latest breaking news and videos straight from the entertainment industry.

Follow Us
%d bloggers like this: