A Nigerian couple who has been married for 21 years without a child now have a cause to smile. Rev. Ukpai Nweke Slyvester of the assemblies of God church, Ebonyi together with His wife have been  blessed with a set of twins- a boy and girl.


The couple got married on  January 3, 1998 but never experienced the joy of parenthood until early this month when Mrs gave birth to their first kids.

Announcing the good news on his Facebook page, Rev. Ukpai Nweke Sylvester thanked God for wiping their tears.

“The family of Rev. & Evang. Mrs. Ukpai Nweke Sylvester wishes to thank the Almighty God of gods, God, the prime changer of time, who makes a thousand year to collapse into a second for giving us a set of twins – a baby girl and a boy. He does His things at His appointed season. Twenty one years, (21) after our wedding in 3rd January, 1998,God of Abraham, God of Mercy located us and wiped our tears, changed our prayer point and gave us double miracle . Join us to say, “Father to You oo, and be all the Glory, to You oo, be all the Honour, to you Ancient of Days oo, be all the Glory and adoration forever more”. May God of Hannah fovour all my friends as He did to my family in Jesus’ Name, Amen!”