After 16 Years In God’s Waiting Room, Mr And Mrs Egenti Are Now Telling A Different Story | Be Inspired By Their Testimony

A Nigerian woman identified as Mrs Susan Egenti, has shared her testimony to inspire those trying to conceive and believing God for a miracle. According to reports, Mr and Mrs Egenti became a new parents after they welcomed a set of quintuplets, three boys and two girls, 16 years after they got married.

The couple has been waiting for the fruit of the womb since they tied the knot in 2003. After many years of waiting, they tried several medical options except IVF, all to no avail. Mrs Egenti said she resorted to traditional/herbal remedies to conceive a child but that was also futile, leaving her in perpetual despair.

However, Mrs Egenti, an indigene of Anambra state, said she miraculously took in and after completing the mandatory 9-months gestation period, she welcomed her bundles of joy through a cesarean section at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi in Abuja, on November 6, 2019.

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Speaking to Daily Trust on her hospital bed on Saturday, November 23, the 44-year-old elated new mom described the birth of her babies as an enormous blessing from God as it was her first and only pregnancy since she got married.

 “I have been married since 2003 with no children, not even to get pregnant and have a miscarriage. Every time we attend a child dedication either in our church or elsewhere, I always come home crying, praying for the day God will have mercy on me and grant me the fruit of the womb.”

She narrated that the birth of the babies almost took her life as she underwent two different operations, after the delivery, to stop the internal bleeding she suffered. She stressed that the last operation left her in a coma for about five days.

Mrs. Susan who lives with her husband in a room self-contained apartment in Utako village says she sells plastic containers while her husband manages a small chemist at Jabi park.

According to her, she has spent all her meagre resources on medical expenses and as such, they are left with nothing to cater for the five children, calling on Government and philanthropic Nigerians to assist them.

Her husband, who also spoke to newsmen at his one-bedroom accommodation in Utako village, an urban slum in the heart of Utako District, expressed joy over the birth of his quintuplets, saying even during their years of childlessness, they had never given up, but rather, put their hope in God, as there was nothing he could do.

However, he said they were yet to pay for the hospital bills even though the babies have been discharged but their mother is very ill and can’t even stand on her feet.

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He prays for the government’s intervention to enable then take care of the babies, adding that they would not be having any more babies in the future.

“We are grateful to God for what he has done for us. He has proven that He is the one and only true God, who answers prayers of those who call on Him,” he said, stressing that the because they were poor, the prospect of looking after the children in terms of feeding, clothing, education and healthcare was so bleak that their joy at having the babies was almost, immediately, turning into despair and despondency.

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