By IGHODALO EMIATOR:
Former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar and other Prominent figures ranging from Lola Shoneyin to Sophie Ikenye paid homage to the author on Twitter, citing the influence his work had on their lives.
The literary world lost a titan when Elechi Amadi died on Tuesday at the age of 82.
News of the death of award-winning novelist Elechi Amadi filtered around the globe, so do Twitter reactions upon, not just his passing, but his life.
The author of the literary classic “The Concubine” and “Sunset in Biafra” died peacefully yesterday, according to a statement released by his family.
See tweets below: