PHOTOS: Chinua Achebe’s Body Arrives In Nigeria.

By on May 22, 2013

Body of Late Prof. Chinua Achebe has arrived Nigeria, On arrival, it was received ceremoniously by government officials at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.

The body has since been moved to Enugu, where it was received by his elder brother, Chief Augustine Achebe, other family members and state government officials.

Chinua Achebe was best known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature. Most recently he gained a lot of fame for his narrative of the Biafran civil war, There Was A Country.

Burial rights will be announced soon.

chinua55 chinua33 chinua7 chinua6 chinua2 chinua Achebe_s-body-being-loaded-into-Overland-aircraft chinuaThe body of Late Prof. Chinua Achebe has arrived in Nigeria. On arrival, the body was received ceremoniously by government officials at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.

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