Emeritus Professor and Nigeria’s First Professor Of Statistics, James Nwoye Adichie is dead’

Chimamanda and her father.
The death of the first Nigerian Professor of Statistics and the father of Nigeria’s pride and writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been announced.


He died on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Chira Memorial Hospital Awkuzu at age 88.

A native of Abba in Anambra State and his family says further announcements would be made public soon.