The 45-minute procedure for the delivery began at about 1pm. The mother and the babies – all females – are in good condition.
The babies weighed 1.4kg, 2.5kg and 2.4kg.
He couldn’t hide his joy at the arrival of the babies.
He said technology has brought relief to the problems often attributed to spirituality, adding that instead of people carrying the burden of superstition, they should seek scientific solution to their problems.
Osiki encouraged couples who could not fertilise not to lose hope, stressing that there were solutions to their problems.
The triplets’ mother is an employee of the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan.
Expressing delight about the delivery, UCH Chief Medical Director (CMD) Prof. Jesse Otegbayo described it as another success story for the hospital.
Otegbayo hailed the team that took part in the delivery.
Former CMD Prof. Abiodun Ilesanmi also praised Otegbayo for not abandoning the IVF project, which he (Ilesanmi) initiated about 13 years ago.