ENUGU-The remains of the departed literary icon, Professor Chinua Achebe arrived Enugu at exactly 12.35pm today.
A private aircraft belonging to Overland Nigeria marked 5N-BPE brought the Dark Brown casket wrapped with dark blue lace to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu from Abuja.
Professor Mrs Christie Achebe, his widow, his children and Engr Austin Achebe, his elder brother and leader of the Achebe family were among personalities on ground at the airport to receive his corpse.
A dark Mercedes Benz R500 belonging to M.I.C funeral undertakers conveyed the casket to the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus where a number programmes had been line up by members of the academic community to bid Achebe goodbye.
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