IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – World-acclaimed author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been conferred with a chieftaincy title in her hometown, Abba.
Adichie, was on Friday honored with the title of ‘Odeluwa Abba’ in Anambra State.
A befitting ceremony was held at her Abba hometown in Anambra state in celebration of her newly conferred title.
The Governor of Anambra State, Charles Soludo, amongst other dignitaries were present at the ceremony.
The “Half of a Yellow Sun” writer was seen in a video shared on a social media platform properly attired in traditional regal clothing while dancing to the native music as the MC showered her with praises.
A Facebook user, Uche Nworah, who shared photos from the ceremony, wrote, “Award-winning novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, was on Friday honoured by her native abba hometown, Njikoka LGA, Anambra State, with the chieftaincy title of odelụwa (she who writes for the world).