…One dead, couple needs help to keep others alive
By Egufe Yafugborhi
IT has been a bittersweet experience for Mr. Bright Akhimien, a police officer serving in Eleme, Rivers State, and wife, Joyce, after God answered their prayers with fruit of the womb after seven years of childlessness.
On January 12, at the BridgeStone Hospital, Rukpoku, Obio-Akpor Local Government Area, heavily pregnant Joyce was delivered of sextuplets, four boys and two girls.
“Yes they came as six but we lost one girl. Four boys and a girl are now left in the hospital incubators”, visibly perplexed Akhimien told Sunday Vanguard.
Rev. G. O. Ebojie, District Overseer, Foursquare Gospel Church, Elelenwo Zonal Headquarters, where the Akhimiens worship, described the development as “miraculous…