…The quintuplets, consisting three boys and two girls, were delivered at Life International Hospital, Awka
A 28-year-old housewife, Mrs Chidinma Amaechi has called on government and spirited individuals to assist her offset over #7.5m hospital bills after delivering quintuplets in Awka, Anambra State
Amechi who was blessed with the babies after nine years of childlessness, finished her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program last July, and married to an Onitsha based petty trader, Mr Tochukwu Ameachi.
The quintuplets, consisting three boys and two girls, were delivered at Life International Hospital, Awka, through caesarian operation on Thursday, March 28, 2023.
The babies are currently in the intensive care unit of the hospital.
Elder sister to the nursing mother, Mrs Ebele Oranekwu who spoke with journalists at the hospital, said the bill for the incubators alone is N250,000 per day, adding that they were expected to be there for about 30 days.
She said, “This bill amounted to about #7.5 million aside other huge bills already accumulated, in the past two months of managing the delicate pregnancy at the hospital.
“We’re therefore calling on philanthropists, Governments and Non-Governmental Organisations to come to our aid to enable us offset the huge medical bills so we can reap the full benefits of God’s blessings upon our family.”
One of the caregivers who prefered anonymity, assured that the children and their mother were responding very well to treatment.
Mrs Chidnma Anthonia Amaechi could be reached through the account number….3093053283, First Bank Plc.