Biyi Bandele, the Nigerian dramatist, author and essayist chief known for his variation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie'

"A big part of a Yellow Sun," passed on Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria.

His girl Temi Bandele reported the fresh insight about his passing on Facebook. He was 54.

"Biyi was an immensely skilled essayist and movie producer, as well as a dependable companion and dearest father,"

she composed on Bandele's true page.

"He was a narrator to his bones, with an unblinking viewpoint, particular voice and shrewdness which talked strikingly through the entirety of his specialty, in verse, books, plays and on screen.

He recounted stories which had a significant effect and propelled numerous everywhere. His heritage will live on through his work."

The post continued, "He was taken from us much too soon. He had already said so much so beautifully, and had so much more to say."

Born in 1967 in the town of Kafanchan in Nigeria, Bandele began his prolific career in the arts after graduating from Obafemi Awolowo University with a drama degree.

While in London for a theater festival, he secured a publisher for two novels he had in the works, followed shortly by a grant from the Royal Court Theatre.