More Photos: Chinua Achebe’s Burial in Nigeria

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The world has been watching. As the Federal Government received the body of the late literary icon, Chinua Achebe lovers, fans and critics have followed keenly on the laying to rest of “The Things Fall Apart” writer.

The burial rites began as his body touched down, the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja yesterday morning. The rites will climax with his interment on Thursday, in his hometown, Ogidi, Anambra state.

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Akata dike fulu tinye isi na ofia – Culture on display at the Airport reception

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Achebe’s body arrives Abuja

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Photo credits: Nigerian Films

 

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