The wife of the Ondo State governor, Mrs. Olukemi Mimiko, weekend, celebrated her 47th birthday with 51 triplets and quadruplets that benefited from her pet project, the Maternal Pulse Foundation. Mrs Mimiko charge the parents in the various communities to be sensitive to the health of their children. The babies and their parents gathered at the Government House ground to felicitate with the Ondo First Lady.
While expressing gratitude to God for her life and foundation, Mrs Mimiko thanked God for keeping the children of the foundation and parents for their efforts in nurturing the babies. “We are gathered here to celebrate God and our special families who have multiple births. We have 51 of them in our foundation and we thank God for watching over these ones”, she stated.
The wife of the governor, who commended the donors and volunteers towards the foundation for their continued support and donations, noted that the move had enabled the foundation meet its daily activities. She therefore pleaded for more support from more well meaning Nigerians to come to the aid of such families with multiple births and assist them in raising the children. Mrs Mimiko noted the many challenges of raising even a single child not to talk of multiple ones.