Is Isidore Okpewho really dead? Learn the sad news now.
Another sad loss for Nigeria and its culture. Professor Isidore Okpewho, one of the Nigerian literature icons has passed away. Read the news.
Isidore Okpewho is dead!
The man lived a long and fulfilling life and passed away being 74 years of age. No one knows what killed him, but they say it was an unknown disease. He was a novelist and published 14 books.
At the moment of death he was in New York and died in one of its hospitals. The death was peaceful. He lived in the United States since 1991.
Isidore Okpwho biography
He was born November 1941 in Delta State, in Nigeria. Later on the man attended a university in London. Then he moved on to the States to get his Ph. D. from the University of Denver. In 1993 he the prize for the Best Book of Africa – Commonwealth Writer’s Prize. And back in 1976 he won African Arts Prize for Literature.
The man was noted for his educational activities and input. He enriched the culture and literature of Nigeria and of Africa in general. Today we have the sad news of his death. R.I.P., Isidore Okpewho!
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