- John Obi Mikel welcomed his adorable princesses in September 2015
- Barely a week to their fifth birthday, their mother Olga Diyachenko has taken them to school
- Mikel, a former Chelsea midfielder, has just joined English club Stoke City
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John Obi Mikel’s twins were captured as they head to school, with their mother Olga Diyachenko expressing delight and excitement, saying she is proud.
Olga shared a photo of herself and the kids clad in their school uniform as they prepare for classes for the first time.
The look-alike twin girls, Mia and Ava, looked so excited and their mother shared the photo on her Instagram handle.
She captioned it: “First day at the big girls school! So proud of how brave and excited you both are! Love you.”
The twin-girls will be 5 years old on September 14 as the father had announced their birth in 2015.
Mikel is fond of his daughters and he has occasionally flaunted them across his social media platforms.
He once showed that gamily goals are more than football itself after sharing a picture of himself carrying his twins to bed.
While sharing the post on his official Instagram page, he accompanied it with a caption that says: "At the end of the day, that’s all that matters."
Meanwhile, John Obi Mikel has finally signed for Championship side Stoke City after ending speculation about his future.
The former Nigerian international will be plying his trade at Britannia, home of the famous red and white club.
The 33-year-old will be Stoke's fourth signing after Morgan Fox, James Chester and Steven Fletcher and the club are delighted to announce his arrival at the bet365 Stadium.
Mikel spent 11 seasons at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea winning Premier League titles, FA Cups, League Cup, Europa League and the Champions League.
He played over 370 matches for the Blues before joining Chinese Super Eagles side Tianjin Teda on a brief spell.
Legit.ng earlier reported that as the cases of the pandemic continue to decrease, the Ogun state government has announced Monday, September 21, for the reopening of schools across the state.
Kunle Somorin, the chief press secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, via a thread of tweets.
The statement claimed that the resumption and closing hours for primary and secondary schools would be staggered, while colleges and tertiary institutions have full normal hours.
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