Mike Olayemi Edwards, a former housemate of the Big Brother Naija, and his wife, Perri, have revealed the name of their newborn son as Matthew Olaoluwa Edwards
The athletic couple welcomed their first child on Wednesday, August 26, in London.
While commenting on her husband’s post on Instagram on Thursday, Perri revealed that the birth of her baby wasn’t easy.
“It’s wasn’t easy o. Jesus Christ the pain but the end was definitely a miracle I’m so proud of,” she said.
Mike, who was the first runner of the 2019 edition of BBNaija, had tied the knot with Perri in London few weeks before entering the show.
Born to a Jamaican father and Nigerian mother, Mike owns the first Black-owned cigar line in the United Kingdom and he’s also a professional athlete.
Perri, born Perri Shakes-Drayton, is is a retired British track and field athlete, came to prominence at the English Schools Championships where she set a UK junior record time in the 400 m hurdles.
|Perri at the 2010 Josef Odložil Memorial in Prague where she finished second|
She also represented Great Britain at 2012 London Olympic Games, where she recorded another personal best for the 400m hurdles of 53.77, a time that put her second in the world rankings for the year and also made her the second fastest British athlete of all time in the event.
Perri has been showing off her pregnancy style in an array of posts on Instagram in recent weeks.
You can watch Mike and Perri’s delivery story below.