The great author and literary icon,Captain Elechi Amadi ,is dead. He died in Port Harcourt during a brief illness.
Captain Amadi was born in 1934 in Aluu,near Uniport.
During the tenure of former Governor Amaechi,he served as Chairman of Rivers State Scholarship Board,a job he did so well.
One of his popular novels is 'The Concubine' . May his soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.
Nigeria,Rivers State and the Association of Nigerian Authors(ANA) will miss you.