Vofee Jabateh of Kpain, Nimba County, a father of twenty-one children say he is proud of the number of children God has given him, and also vowed to produce more children in the near future, noting, “Children are blessing from God, we must have them and glorify his name,” Jabateh in a chat with the GNN-Liberia today, July 3, 2016 said.
Jabateh, a palm and rubber farmer said his farming gives him the opportunity to cater to his 21 children and four wives who during a tour of his large palm and rubber farmlands walked as all of them beeping with smiles appeared happy of their achievements of given birth to the number of children to their husband (Vofee Jabateh).
Making to the disclosure to the GNN-Liberia in the presence of Hunter College High School students from the United States visiting the Country as guests of I-Help Liberia Project on a Science Bowl Competition were amused of the number of children to be given birth by a 38 years old young man.
Also speaking to our reporter, the uncle of Vofee, Vamala Jabateh, 78, encouraged his nephew to born more children, adding, “It is a blessing from Allah you us to bring more children on earth. For me I have 42 children and is still looking forward to have more,” old man Jabateh speaking further noted.
The given birth to more children drew the attention of Mr. Asumana Jabateh Randolph, brother of Mr. Vamala Jabateh and also a scholar and instructor at the Hunter College High School in the United States visiting Liberia with four of his students who advised his nephew (Vofee) to reduce have more children and allow those he already have to go to school.
This advice gave rise to young Vofee Jabateh to break the news of his 21 children by four wives currently living with him in the town of Kpain in Nimba County, but Asumana did not feel good for the number of children by his nephew who is just 38 years old.