The 21st of September 2022 will be an unforgettable day for the 71-year-old venerable Hezekiah Akenroye, a retired Anglican Priest, and his 45-year-old wife, Durodoluwa Felicia Akenroye. They welcomed their bundles of joy after many years of marriage.
The couple, who were married in April 2016, welcomed triplets at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) in Ado-Ekiti after 26 years in God’s waiting room. The babies are the couple’s first children.
According to reports, the babies were delivered through a ᴄᴇsᴀʀᴇᴀɴ sᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ on Wednesday 21st September 2022, and weighed 2.3kg, 2.0kg, and 1.8 kg.
Congratulating the couple, the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, who got a hint of the birth of the triplets through viral news on social media platforms, visited the couple at the hospital and presented the babies with cash and material gifts.
The state first lady, who stopped by the hospital on her way to a social function, expressed her joy at the babies’ birth, saying that it proves that God answers prayers.
She congratulated the couple and then charged them to ensure they raised the children in the way of the Lord. She also used the medium to advise couples trying to ᴄᴏɴᴄᴇɪᴠᴇ not to lose hope and to keep believing in God.
The aged father of the babies, who appreciated the first lady for her kind gesture, said he was happy to be blessed with the triplets after many years of waiting.
The septuagenarian said that he never believed God could still make him a father in this life. He appreciated God for the pleasant gifts, stressing that God’s timing is always the best.