41-year-old Mrs Maureen Anyaegbu has welcomed a set of quadruplet at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Yaba, Lagos, 5 years after marriage.
The babies – three girls and one boy – were reportedly delivered on August 6 by a team of 20 medical personnel in a surgery that lasted six hours.
Maureen and her husband, Nonso, had been married for more than five years and had become worried when the 41-year-old woman did not conceive.
The Punch reported that the couple were said to have gone to different prayer mountains and had also sought medical help.
The husband, explained that when his wife became pregnant, they hoped for only one child, but were surprised when the scan result showed triplets.