One of the leading traditional rulers in Anambra state, and Nigeria’s renowned Author, Prof Vincent Chukwuemeka Ike is dead. He was aged 89.

The Author of many novels including Toads for Super, Bottled Leopard and The Naked gods among others, was the traditional ruler of Ndikelionwu, in Orumba North local government area of Anambra State.

The Nation quoted a source from the Community as saying that the respected writer died Friday night after some health challenges since December, where he was admitted at the Teaching Hospital Nnewi.


Ike, was a Nigerian writer known for a mixture of lampoon, humour and satire.

He owed a little bit of his style to his Igbo cultural upbringing.



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