A 24-year-old finally year student of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, (MOUAU), Abia state, miss Olumachi Nwojo, has given birth to set of five babies.
Olumachi who is a native of Abriba in Ohafia Local Government Area of the state, delivered set of quintuplets, three girls and two boys at the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia through caesarean section on Monday 3rd Octotber.
Olumachi mother, Mrs. Priscilla Nwojo, who spoke with newsmen said, “I thank God for this special gift. I’m a trader. I deal on pap and my husband is a tailor. We will be happy if Government can come to our help because it’s not easy to take care of one (baby), not to talk of five. But we thank God in everything”.
Olumachi said she is feeling better and also called on government and good spirited individuals to assist her in taking care of her babies.
She said, “This is my first delivery and I am grateful to God for making me a partaker of this wonderful blessing.
“I believe God knows the best for my children; I am feeling fine and gradually recuperating from the birth of my babies.
“I am calling on the government and good spirited individuals to help me in training the babies because I cannot carry the burden alone. At this stage I need assistance to buy milk and other necessities for the babies.”