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
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.
2. 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”
3. 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.
4. Owoniran Razak
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.