Government offers free home, job to quintuplets parents

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[Abuja] The Federal government, through the Head of the Federation has said that a dress house and a job will be given to the family which welcomed a set of quintuplets at the National Hospital, Abuja.

The couple which presently reside in a one bedroom apartment at Lugbe on Airport Road, in Abuja, welcome the quintuplets, all girls, were born on April 12, 2017.

According to the Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, a house would be given under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) Scheme, to the parents. Also, the father of the quintuplets, Imudia Uduehi, is to get a job with the Federal Civil Service.

She described the children as great blessings given to the couple by God on a platter of gold. She said the job offer to Mr. Uduehi will enable him cater for the children.

“I am very happy for you and I am standing here this afternoon representing the entire civil service of Nigeria. Today is a day of joy for all of us.

“Indeed, you are a couple that has been so blessed by God. You have been married for just two years and God has blessed you with five children at once. I want to tell you that the Federal Integrated Staff Housing programme will be made available to you, we will give you a house that can accommodate you your husband and your five children,” Mrs. Oyo-Ita said.

She also presented cash gifts and diapers to them, thanking the doctors for their efforts in ensuring the babies and mothers are alive. She also applauded the medical team for taking care of the mother through the period of pregnancy and delivery.

Oluwakemi Uduehi, the mother of the children who spoke on behalf of her family, thanked the Head of Service for her kind gesture.
Mrs. Uduehi is a staff of the National Population Commission in Abuja.

The doctor who delivered the babies, Bunmi Ladipo, said they were delivered through caesarean section and there was no complication.

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