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“When a child is Motherless”writer,Buchi Emecheta dies in her sleep

 

Renowned Nigerian author Buchi Emecheta, 72, is dead.

According to reports, Emecheta died yesterday in London.

The celebrated writer has published over  20 books, including Second-Class Citizen, The Bride Price , The Slave Girl and The Joys of Motherhood.

Emecheta once described her stories as “stories of the world…[where]… women face the universal problems of poverty and oppression, and the longer they stay, no matter where they have come from originally, the more the problems become identical.”

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