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I'm not related to murdered Anambra lady

I'm not related to murdered Anambra lady
Award-winning novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, has faulted claims that she was related a 40-year-old lady, Nkiru Okoye, murdered in Ogbunike, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.

31st July 2022 Chimamanda Adichie 31st July 2022 Award-winning novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, has faulted claims that she was related a 40-year-old lady, Nkiru Okoye, murdered in Ogbunike, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.Related News ICYMI: My parents did not name me Chimamanda, says author, Adichie NSE honours Chimamanda with digital closing gong ceremony Chimamanda Adichie receives leadership award Meanwhile, it was reported (not The PUNCH) that the deceased was related to the renowned novelist.The PUNCH had earlier reported that the deceased, a wife of a mechanical engineer, Emenike Okoye, was beaten to death by her brother-in-law, George Okoye, over the ownership of some disputed landed property.George Okoye is the elder brother of Emenike Okoye.

“We send our sympathy to the family of the murdered lady,” Ogbe added.“Chimamanda is very shaken by this incorrect news and is disappointed at the unprofessionalism displayed by The Frontier, both with the first false post and the inaccurate rejoinder,” said Omawumi Ogbe, a member of Chimamanda’s communications team.

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