- A Nigerian man discovers his pregnant wife’s genotype is incompatible with his after their traditional wedding,
- Medical tests reveal both husband and wife carry the AS genotype, increasing the risk of having a child with sickle cell anemia.
- According to the man, their presiding priest refuses to officiate their white wedding due to genotype incompatibility.
- The man seeks advice from his mother, she encourages him to proceed with the wedding, relying on faith for a potential change in their situation.
The revelation has made their new marriage difficult, and now the couple is struggling to make a tough decision.
The distraught husband, whose identity remains undisclosed, shared his agonizing predicament with social media personality Odo Godfrey Chikwere.
He recounted that the shocking revelation came to light as they were preparing for their white wedding ceremony.
The couple’s hopes of smoothly transitioning from their traditional wedding to a lavish white wedding hit a roadblock when the priest insisted on checking their medical test results.
Unfortunately, their distress grew when the tests showed that both the husband and his pregnant wife had the AS genotype, making them carriers of the sickle cell trait.
Due to this revelation, the priest refused to officiate their white wedding.
According to the man, his mother had advised him to proceed with the wedding, believing that faith could alter their circumstances.
He partly wrote …
“She is AS and I’m also AS. The priest said he won’t consent to such a marriage. I have done traditional rites. This lady may die if I leave her now. My mother said I should go ahead that God can change anything.”
In other news, A Nigerian lady who is living with sickle cell anemia has shared her painful experience on social media.