- A couple whose name remained unknown as at the time of writing this report welcomed children after more than a two-decade wait
- Faith Elvis Ovie, who is related to the couple, appreciated God as she said the Almighty gave them double as a reward for their patience
- Nigerians who commented on the kids' photos sent in messages of congratulations, wishing the new babies well
A Nigerian couple now has every reason to smile again after they had their first set of children. They waited for more than 20 years for the blessing.
The development was announced by a family member, Faith Elvis Ovie, on Facebook on Saturday, June 12.
For the wait, they got double
Many people congratulated the family for the blessing. Faith said God doubled their blessings with the twins, giving them a boy and a girl.
One of the photos she shared on the platform shows the woman when she was still pregnant. Other snaps displayed the newborn twins.
In conversation with Legit.ng, Elvis gave the names of the parents as Justice Onadaipe and Mary Onadaipe. She revealed the couple stay in Warri, Delta state.
On how the parents reacted to the news, the family member disclosed that the husband has stopped going to work out of great happiness.
Elvis confirmed that the couple indeed waited for 21 years before they became parents.
Her post read:
"Congratulations uncle God is indeed wonderful after 21 years of marriage God has put a smile on ur face God even double it, twins; a boy and a girl."
See the Facebook post below:
God is indeed faithful
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
Melakpo Peregba said:
"Congratulations, baby you are welcome."
Est Her said:
Joy as Nigerian couple celebrate birthday of twins they had after 17 years of long wait, cute photos go viral
"Congrats to you both."
Ella Chandelier said:
"God is too faithful. God bless them all."
Emilia Lexzy said:
"Thank God. Congratulations sweetheart."
Helen Frank said:
"That's awesome! Congratulations!"
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Another couple celebrated
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that another Nigerian couple finally welcomed a set of twins after 27 years of being without a child.
Dr Mike and Dr Modupe Obiora got married on December 11, 1993, and had been praying to conceive ever since.
According to Doctor Modupe, she and her husband held on to God when people thought there was no possibility of conceiving.
She expressed gratitude to God for showing up for her and her husband and proving that there is nothing impossible for Him.
Source: Legit.ng News