A 42-year-old woman named Mrs Uchenna Okeigbo has given birth to quintuplets at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, Kogi, after 18 years of marriage and barrenness.
Okeigbo who hails from Olokoro Amangbo Community, Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State was praise-filled for the rare blessing bestowed on her.
”It is not easy to have five children at once,” Okeigbo said.
Africa News24 reports she gave birth to three boys and two girls on Wednesday, April 17 through Caesarean Section.
The father of the quintuplets, Mr James Okeigbo, 47, an employee of a private establishment, who was overwhelmed with joy, described the coming of the babies as the happiest moment of his life and his wife as well.
“I thank my wife for retaining her respect for me these 18 years of childlessness without quarrelling with me.
He solicited assistance from the government and members of the public to ensure adequate care for the five children.