Meet Doctor Kehinde Osiki, father of the UCH first IVF triplets.

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan took delivery of its first set of the In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in the hospital.

The delivery of the IVF triplets which happened yesterday, Wednesday 7th April 2021 was a successful one.

The delivery which took 45 minute to complete started around 1 o’clock pm on Wednesday.

About the UCH first IVF Triplets

  • The triplets weighed 1.4kg, 2.5kg and 2.4kg respectively.
  • All of them are females
  • They are in good condition together with their mother

Dr. Kehinde Osiki was so happy to be on ground witnessing the delivery of his triplets. He was unable to hide his joy for having the babies and grateful for being the father of the UCH first IVF triplets.

He noted that through the help of technology solution has come to problems that most people would refer to as spiritual.

Dr Kehinde Osiki encourages couples with fertility issue to try scientific solution

He added that people should take advantage of this available technology and scientific solutions instead of blaming everything on superstition.

Osiki further pleaded with couples who have fertility issues to not lose hope, since there are scientific solutions already.

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of The University College Hospital, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo while expressing his delight about the delivery of the UCH first IVF Triplets, described it as another success story for the hospital.

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According to him, the passion and efforts to raise the hospital to the pinnacle of success had come to manifest through the IVF conducted last year and delivery of the first set of IVF triplets through the same process.

He hailed and congratulated every member of the team that made the delivery a success.

Former CMD, Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi also praised Otegbayo for his steadfastness in promoting the IVF project, which he started over 13 years ago.

Doctor Kehinde Osiki and his wife, who are they?

Dr. Kehinde Osiki of the Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos

His wife is a member of staff of the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, (FRIN) Ibadan.

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