One Hartford family received a special Christmas gift a bit early this year.
Itohan Oyabure-Okafur was on her way to St. Francis Hospital to give birth, but the baby couldn’t wait!
That was when Connecticut State Police were called to Route 2 west near exit 7 in Glastonbury. Troopers from Troop H delivered a healthy baby boy, Ebenezer Okafur, weighing in at 6 pounds 2 ounces.
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Mom and baby were transported to St. Francis Hospital to be checked out and everyone was in good health.
Ebenezer came as a bit of a surprise – he wasn’t expected until Dec. 29. He has an 18-month-old brother named Itohan. The family, originally from Nigeria, says everyone is enjoying the early Christmas gift.