Chimamanda Adichie Gets Chieftaincy Title
Popular writer, Chimamanda Adichie, has been conferred with a chieftaincy title in her hometown of Abba, Njikoka Local Government, Anambra State.
Adichie, 45, received the title of ‘Odeluwa Abba’ on Friday, 30 December 2022, at a ceremony equally attended by the state governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, amongst other dignitaries.
The honour was conferred on her by His Royal Highness, Igwe L.N. Ezeh, the Eze of Abba.
The award winning literary writer was spotted gorgeously dressed in a traditional attire and dancing in video posted on Twitter by @OneJoblessBoy on Friday.
A Facebook user, Uche Nworah, who shared photos of the ceremony on Facebook wrote: “Award-Winning Novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, Was On Friday, 29th December, 2022, Honoured By Her Native Abba Hometown, Njikoka LGA, Anambra State, With The Chieftaincy Title Of Odelụwa (She Who Writes For The World). Congratulations Odelụwa.”