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11 Jan 2017

Couple Gets Quintuplets After 10 Years Of Marriage Without A Child ( See The Cute Babies)

This is what i call blessing raised to the power of five.

It was a thing of  joy at the University of Calabar
Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in Cross River
State as a woman was delivered of
quintuplets on Monday.
The parents of the babies – Dr Ekpo Edet and
Mrs Esther Edet – who work at
UCTH, described having five children at once
after 10 years as a wonderful blessing from
They are three girls and two boys, whose
birth is seen by the father as ”a miracle.”
He recalled that he had been married for 10
years without a child, before the five children
Dr. Eket said the children only come from
God and he was thankful to Him for the
precious gifts.
He added: “I want to thank God Almighty.
He’s a faithful God. The first time in the
history of Cross River State, the first time in
the history of UCTH; five at a go! God has
been just been faithful as we have concluded
the first phase and the doctors have
confirmed that the babies are kicking. We are
entering into the second phase and I know
it’s not going to be easy but I solicit for
support from all well-meaning Nigerians, all
my friends and well-wishers.
“I want to thank God almighty for this
precious gift of five children. He is a faithful
God; the children are kicking and in good
“God has been faithful to my family; five
children at a go is indeed a wonderful
blessing to me and my wife.
Prof. Thomas Agan, the Chief Medical
Director of UCTH, told NAN that it was a
moment of joy for the couple because they
had hoped on the Lord for the fruit of the
“I am very excited to see one of my staff in a
happy mood. The Lord has done it for them.
Five children at a go is a very big blessing to
the couple.
“This is the first time in the history of the
state that a woman is delivering five children
at a go and all the babies are perfectly in
good condition.
“I am happy that the UCTH has also set a
record of delivering five children safely from
one mother.
“The quintuplets are weighing between
1.45kg and 1.75kg. There are currently in the
Special Care Babies Unit of the hospital,’’ he
Wife of Governor Ben Ayade, Linda, , visited
the couple, saying that the quintuplets were a
blessing to the state and Nigeria
Mrs Ayade donated N1million to the couple
and another N500,000 to the medical experts
who took delivery of the babies. She also
donated an incubator machine to the hospital
on behalf of the state government to enhance
their activities and service delivery.
Commissioner for Health Dr. Inyang Asibong ,
congratulated the couple for the gift of the
quintuplets, saying that those who hope in
God will never be left empty.
Asibong commended the Obstetrics and
Gynaecology team of the UCTH for their
professionalism in ensuring the successful
delivery of the babies.

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