The first Professor of statistics at UNN, and the father of a renowned Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, James Nwoye Adichie, has passed on.
Late Professor of Statistics reportedly died on Wednesday night June 10. Prior to his demise, he was admitted into the Chira Memorial Hospital in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of Anambra State.
The Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) who celebrated his 88th birthday on March 1, was the first Nigerian Professor of Statistics. He became a Professor of Statistics in 1976. He is survived by his wife and children.
May his soul rest in the bosom of the Lord.