Driver welcomes ‘Chinese’ baby with wife who works as a maid in Chinese Company (Photo)
By Rita Chioma
A youthful couple in Lusaka, Zambia has welcomed a beautiful baby boy into their family.
Mr Fabio Phiri, a taxi driver and his wife, Priscilla Phiri, a maid at China Engineering and Construction limited have thanked God for blessing them with a beautiful baby boy.
“I love my son , he is a blessing to me , because of him I have been forced to even work hard in life so that I can always provide for him , he is a big boy now and is 6 months old , I named him after myself because he looks exactly like I do especially when I was a baby like him , his name is Fabio Ji Wu Phiri, the Ji Wu is a name we gave to him after my wife’s former boss Mr Ji Wu Young a Chinese engineer who was working at China Engineering and Construction limited, he helped us a lot when my wife was pregnant and has been very supportive to our family and the baby , even after he left Zambia , he still sends money to help us with up keep so the only way we could appreciate him is by giving some of his names to our son” Mr Fabio Phiri narrated.
His wife, Priscilla said she was grateful to God for giving her a beautiful and healthy baby boy “I’m very happy for this gift of a beautiful baby boy, I love him so much and I am thankful to God for giving him to me “ she said .
Zambians have been left surprised by the baby’s ‘Chinese’ looks as some said; “It looks like the Chinese contractors don’t only come and make Roads, they come to make babies too.”