Tuesday, May 21, 2013

PHOTOS: Prof. Chinua Achebe's Body Arrives Nigeria

The body of late Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe arrived in Nigeria earlier today in Abuja. Prof. Achebe's body arrived in a Nigerian flag-draped casket which was received at the airport by Nigerian officials led by the Secretary to the federal government.

His body was then wheeled first to a church service at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport before proceeding to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

After which, his body was flown to Enugu aboard a private plane en-route his hometown, Ogidi, Anambra state, where it was received by Achebe's elder brother, Chief Augustine Achebe, other family members and state govt officials.

He will be buried Thursday May 23.

Ok let me apologice for not posting for some days now, actually I had other very serious engagements and I hope y'all forgive me soon enough. Thanks for the calls, I'm very much OK.

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