Cobhams Asuquo’s wife reveals their first son was born blind.
A recent revelation made by the wife of acclaimed Nigerian singer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo has saddened the nation. Ojuolape Veronica Asuquo, wife of the blind hit maker, revealed in a recent interview that their first child, David was born blind like his father.
The PR expert also revealed that her son’s blindness has drawn her closer to God. She said,
“The elephant in the room in my life in the past six years is pretty much… So, I got married, and we got pregnant. My pregnant was fantastic, I didn’t even know I was pregnant. Found out I was pregnant, still wasn’t sure I was pregnant because I didn’t have any symptoms.”
Speaking about his birth she said,
“The doctor was like ‘his eyes are not following’ and I was like, ‘what do you mean he’s not following?’. And then suddenly, as a mother, your heart starts palpitating”.
The child was born in the US on Nov. 30th, 2011. After several test were carried out within and outside the country, it was confirmed he couldn’t see.
She also revealed the experience made her doubt her spiritual strength. According to her, she’s making progress which has led her to finally share her story.