What should have been a moment of joy for a jobless couple, Mr. Elisha
Bassey and his wife, Patience, turned to sadness when a set of conjoined
twins was born to the family on Tuesday.
resident of the Federal Capital Teritory, Abuja, who hails from Akwa
Ibom State, and his 30-year-old wife, are currently at a loss.The
conjoined twins were delivered at about 7 pm on July 2, 3013 at LUNA
Hospital in Gwarinpa, Abuja.
Bassey said, “The babies are joined
from the stomach and chest down. They have three legs joined together,
one liver, one kidney and one intestine.”
Ironically, the scan
that was conducted didn’t reveal that it was conjoined twins. Their
mother is still at the hospital and yet to recover because they were
delivered through a Caesarean section. The babies have been transferred
to the National hospital.