Multiple award winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has been named ‘Woman of the Decade’ by ThisDay Newspaper.
The award which is picked by ThisDay editors was awarded to Chimamanda in celebration of their silver jubilee which recently held at the Eko Hotels Convention Centre, VI, Lagos., though she was absent during the main event, however the award was presented to her at a reception held in her honour at the ARISE office in Lagos on Monday.
The award was presented to her by celebrated Nigerian writer, J.P Clark, and in his words: “JP Clark’s poetry means a lot to me – and to my character Obinze in AMERICANAH! Thank you to Thisday Newspapers for naming me ‘woman of the decade’. I am delighted to have the award presented by JP Clark”.