PHOTOS: Couple welcome first kid after 11 years of marriage

PHOTOS: Couple welcome first kid after 11 years of marriage

- A Nigerian couple had their first child after 11 years of wanting to become parents

- After the photo of their newborn surfaced on Facebook, people congratulated them

- Many Facebookers said God intervened and changed their story

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A Nigerian family that has been looking to God for a child finally had their prayers answered after 11 years.

In Nigeria where marriages are mostly defined by children, the family must have been through a whole lot of pressure before their bundle of joy finally arrived.

Adesola Paul Adekunle, a friend of the family, made the good news known on Facebook as he posted photos of the newborn and the couple.

Congratulatory messages poured in from far and wide.
Photo source: Adesola Paul Adekunle
Congratulatory messages poured in from far and wide for the couple who welcomed their bundle of joy. Photo credit: Adesola Paul Adekunle
Source: UGC

Many people who commented on the social media platform congratulated them while praising God for meeting their needs.

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As at the time of writing this report, their photos have gathered lots of comments and over 200 likes.

Below are some of the reactions:

Olaniru Oluwatoyin said:

"Awesome God. How great you are, You are God mighty are yr miracles....... Glory to God almighty.Oba aseyohu. Biggest congratulations to Mr and Mrs Pedro."

Patricia Bramwell-Akinyombo said:

"So happy for U both. By God’s grace another child of destiny is born. Praise God."

Aina Aremu-Johnson said:

"Congratulations, the Lord will keep him for His glory and added to him in the name of Jesus Christ."

Fadipe Adenike Florence Ajibiye said:

"What a wonderful and miraculous God we serve, congratulation to them."

Negedu Ojonugwa said:

"Wow! Congratulations!God bless the lovely family."

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian home also rejoiced as they welcomed their baby girl after three disappointing miscarriages.

The father of the newborn Pascal Ezekiel made the news known on his Instagram page on Saturday, August 29.

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Ezekiel said the new blessing really goes to show that God is alive as he said he would forever be grateful for the gift.

According to the Instagram page opened for the baby named Natasha Olaedo E-Ezekiel, she was born Wednesday, August 19.

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