In a heartwarming announcement, the charismatic TV personality and former Big Brother Naija contestant, Maria Chike Benjamin, has joyously embraced the journey of motherhood. The star, whose popularity soared after her spirited stint in the 2021 Big Brother Naija edition, took to her Instagram page moments ago to share the exhilarating news with her followers.
Maria revealed that her precious bundle of joy made a grand entrance into the world on Independence Day, October 1. She proudly introduced her firstborn as Leonardo AmaraNna Anene. The 31-year-old BBNaija sensation, who had initially disclosed her impending motherhood with a stunning video in June 2023, shared another touching video on Instagram. The video captures Maria and her life companion, Kelvin, tenderly cradling their newborn’s tiny leg, symbolizing the beginning of a beautiful journey into parenthood.
In the caption accompanying the video, Maria expressed her gratitude and happiness:
“Leonardo AmaraNna Anene 01/10/2023
I just want to say thank you, God. My heart is so full and grateful. I’ve found the light in me that I couldn’t find all these years. Thank you for choosing us as your parents 🙏🏼❤️”
The announcement was met with an outpouring of love and congratulations from fans and well-wishers on social media, with many expressing their joy for the new parents. Maria’s Instagram post included the video capturing the precious moments and marked the beginning of a new chapter for the couple.
Fans and followers flooded the comment section with congratulatory messages, showering the family with love and good wishes. The touching post and video have quickly become a trending topic on social media, with netizens celebrating the arrival of Leonardo and sending heartfelt messages to the elated parents.
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