Brother to renowned writer Chimamanda Adichie, Kene Adichie, has opened up for the first time since their mother passed away.
Recall that Lodgexpress reported that award winning Nigerian novelist lost her mother, Grace Adichie, on Monday, March 1, 2021 in Awka, Anambra State.
“Abomination happened to us but we will keep celebrating life” – Chimamanda Adichie
The sad event occurred eight months after they lost their father, Prof. James Adichie, an Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) died in June 2020 after a brief illness. He was aged 88.
Kene who took to Instagram on Sunday, March 7, to celebrate his elder sister, Dr. Uche, on her brithday, said ‘Alu melu anyi’ which translates to abomination happened to us.
“Happy Birthday to my darling, beautiful, kind and loving sister. Alu melu anyi but we will keep pushing on and celebrate life.” he wrote.