Mrs Roseline Akinsola, 50, on Monday delivered a set of twins
after 14 years of childlessness.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akinsola, who works at the
Ekiti State Christian Pilgrims Board, was full of praises to God for
answering her prayers.
The mother of two girls, who weighed 4.2kg and 2.3kg, advised other couples in need of children not to lose hope.
who on her Facebook page, says she hails from Ilawe-Ekiti, in an
interview with NAN, expressed gratitude to God for giving her the
children after several years.
” I thank God for the new name he
has given to me; before, I was being called “Iya Iyanu’’ without a
child, but today, my name has changed to “Mummy Twins.’’
my colleagues, friends and neighbours mocked and sidelined me, but
because I stood firm on the words of God, He answered my prayers.
“I thank my husband, who inspite of the troubles and problems from
family members, friends, colleagues and neighbours still believe in me
“He stood by me like a father in all ways and also
believed in God all through the crisis. I also thank my siblings who
stood by me in prayers for years.
“Let me thank God for all those who stood by me in prayers and encouraged me not to desist from serving God.
children are indeed signs that God never forgets his own people who
diligently seek him and believe in his words, ” she said.
The father of the twins,Babatunde,49, also expressed gratitude to God for the children.
fast, pray and cry unto God for the fruits of the womb for years, but I
am happy that today, God has finally fulfilled his promise to my
“I thank members of our church under the callings of
Pastor and Mrs David Ajileye for their prayers and care for my
family,’’ the happy father, who is also a civil servant, said.
who is the General Overseer of the Way of Life Bible Church, Ado-Ekiti,
thanked God for his blessings in the lives of the couple.
have known the couple for over 15 years and they have been steadfast and
faithful in serving God inspite of the challenges they were facing.
years, I and my wife have been praying to God to give the couple the
fruit of the womb; I am so happy that the lord has answered their
“The church witnessed a similar miracle in 2013 when a
couple, members of our church delivered a set of twins, a boy and a girl
after 31 years of childlessness,’’ he said.
He advised the couple to teach and train the children in the ways of the lord.
NAN reports that the mother and the twins were in good health as at press time. (NAN)