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Friday, March 22, 2013

Rest In Peace: Professor Chinua Achebe

Nigeria’s literary icon  and one of the world’s most celebrated writers and author of the classic novel Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe, has passed on.
82-year-old Professor Achebe, died last night in a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States where he was said to have suffered from an undisclosed ailment.
A source close to the family said the professor had been ill for a while and was hospitalised in an undisclosed hospital in Boston. 
Until his death he was survived by a wife, Christie Achebe and 4 children, Chinelo (daughter ), Ikechukwu (son), Chidi (son) and Nwando (daughter). He also left behind six grandchildren, Chochi, Chino, Chidera, C.J. (Chinua Jr.),Nnamdi and Zeal.

May his soul RIP, Amen

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