Nollywood Actress Yewande Adekoya welcomes baby girl

By Funmilola Olukomaiya

Congratulations are in order for the new mummies and daddies in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood!

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic rocking the world, smiles have been brought to our faces with the cheering news of newborn babies being birthed amid the lockdown.

Some of your favourite celebrities have welcomed new babies in 2020 and below are four of them.

1. Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson Okojie

Nollywood star actress, Mercy Johnson and husband, Prince Okojie, on the 4th of May, 2020, welcomed their fourth child, a daughter, at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, in the United States. The couple who are already proud parents to a son and two daughters got married at an elaborate wedding in 2011, in Lagos. Prince Okojie broke the news of their newest addition on Instagram whole revealing her name as, Divine Mercy Ehinomen Okojie.

Mercy Johnson with her new baby in U.S.

2. Halima Abubakar

Halima Abubakar

Halima Abubakar

Multiple award-winning Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar on the 3rd of April 2020, announced the arrival of her newborn when she took to her Instagram page to announce that she has welcomed her bundle of joy. She wrote: “A gift from God And I will cherish you for life 😩❤️❤️❤️Biggest miracle ❤️A Boy🙏🏻 3/4/20”

Halima Abubakar welcomes son

3. Yewande Adekoya

Yewande Adekoya

Famous Nollywood actress, Yewande Adekoya, aka Kudi Klepto, and her husband who is also in the Nollywood industry, an actor cum movie producer, Abiodun Thomas, on April 17, 2020, welcomed their second daughter. The excited new mum took to the gram to share the good news with her fans, friends and family.

Nollywood Actress Yewande Adekoya welcomes new baby girl

4. Owoniran Razak

Razak Owoniran

Popular Yoruba movie actor, Razaq Owooniran, popularly known as Wazo, and his wife, on the 19th of May, 2020, announced the arrival of their baby boy. The Nollywood actor took to his Instagram page to share the good news.

Razak Owoniran’s baby boy