- Popular author Chimamanda Adichie recently visited her parents in Abba, Anambra state
- The prolific author shared a video hailing her aged parents in her native tongue
- Followers who found the post lovely flooded her comment section with remarks
Popular Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is definitely one that stays true to her roots despite her influence in the international scene.
Adichie does not miss any opportunity to celebrate her heritage or spend time in her hometown whenever she jets down to Nigeria.
Just recently, Legit.ng sighted a lovely video post shared on the official page of the author on photo sharing app, Instagram.
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Apparently, the Purple Hibiscus author had visited her aged parents in a bid to celebrate the season with them.
In the video shared on her page, her mum and dad could be seen donned in traditional outfits as she filmed them on camera and hailed them in her native tongue.
Sharing the post, Adichie said: "‘Hailing’ my beloved 87-year-old father and 77-year-old mother.May we always be grateful for those we love and those who love us. May we always ‘hail’ them. Happy New Year."
Watch the video below:
Followers that were moved by the post reacted in the comment section. Read what some of them had to say below:
jessicachinyelu: "You’re parents look amazing!!! Happy marriages keep you young and fresh!"
emeraldmillinda: "This is wonderful and beautiful"
sochi_oma: "This is lovely"
obialunanmaikenna: "Genuine, Authentic, Refreshing"
jen_kelz: "They must be so proud of their daughter..May God keep them"
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the prolific author was recognised alongside English writer and activist, Scarlett Curtis for fighting gender inequality with written words. Both authors were honoured by international organisation Equality Now on Thursday, November 21, at the annual Make Equality Reality Gala in New York City.
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