Actress Halima Abubakar welcomes baby boy

Halima gives birth to a baby boy
Actress Halima Abubakar
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Nigerian actress Halima Abubakar gave birth to a baby boy on April 3, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Nollywood star some years back battled complications from a fibroid operation but recovered incredibly.

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Halima Abubakar shared the heartwarming news of her delivery with her over 900,000 followers on Instagram Monday night with a cryptic message.

Sharing a photo thought to be the hands of her new bundle of joy, she wrote: “A gift from God And I will cherish you for life. Biggest miracle. A Boy 3/4/20”

Congratulatory messages from colleagues and friends have since flooded the comment section of the photo she posted on 6 April.

Meanwhile, the identity of the father of the child is yet known, as he wasn’t mentioned in the post.

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A gift from God And I will cherish you for life 😩❤️❤️❤️Biggest miracle ❤️A Boy🙏🏻 3/4/20

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In 2017, she gave fans a scare when rumours surfaced that she was battling cancer.

Halima suffered complications from a fibroid operation she underwent in India in April that year.

Reassuring fans that there is no cause for alarm over her health, she denied rumours that she was battling cancer and asked her fans not to contribute money on her behalf.

Born in Kano but from Kogi state, she began her journey in Nollywood in 2001 when she played a minor role in Rejected. Her first lead role was in Gangster Paradise.

In 2011, she won the Afro Hollywood Best Actress award.

The graduate of Sociology from Bayero University, Kano is also the CEO of a Modehouse Entertainment, a music label and entertainment management company.