A 34 -year -old mother of 13 , Hauwa ’u Sulaiman , has given birth to a set of quadruplets at the Gambo Sawaba General Hospital , Zaria , Kaduna State .
Sulaiman told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday that she is now blessed with 17 children.
Upon delivery , the mother and the babies were transferred to the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital for better care .
She , however , said the only male among the quadruplets died before they arrived ABUTH .
Sulaiman said the three remaining infants were placed under observation at the pediatrics care unit of the hospital while she has been receiving medical care at the maternity ward .
“I am very healthy and strong but the medical experts advised that I need to be monitored very well before they can discharge me, ’’ she said .
Her husband , Sulaiman Mohammed , also said his wife had in the past given birth to two sets of triplets ; two sets of twins and three single babies at different times before the quadruplets .
Mohammed , a driver , expressed gratitude to God for the wonderful gifts of the babies.
Also , the leading Consultant in the Pediatrics Unit at ABUTH , Isa Abdulkadir , said the babies were in good condition.