The first Nigerian Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Professor James Nwoye Adichie is dead. He was the father of the renowned novelist, Chiamamanda Adichie.
The erudite academic died on Wednesday night at Chira Memorial Hospital, Awkuzu in Oyi Local Government Area, where he was admitted. He died at the age of 88 after celebrating his 88th birthday on March 1, 2020.
The Emeriyus Professor of Statistics and Mathematics hailed from Abba in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State.