One Mr. Nwiziogo Nkwegu of Obegu Village in the Ozibo Local Government
Area of Ebonyi State has allegedly abandoned his wife, Ukamaka, after
the latter gave birth to a set of triplets.
It was gathered that 35-year-old Ukamaka, who was Nkwegu’s third wife,
gave birth to the triplets – two boys and a girl – at a traditional
maternity home in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, three weeks ago.
It was learnt that Ukamaka, who does menial jobs to cater for herself
and the children, had earlier given birth to a set of twins and another
single child before giving birth to the triplets.
It was gathered that the woman had resorted to using the traditional
maternity home on the advice of an attendant at the traditional home,
who was aware of her plight.
However, since she was delivered of the triplet three weeks ago, the
mother had been begging for assistance from well-meaning Nigerians as
her husband had disappeared from home and refused to pick her telephone