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"I Wept like a Child": Check out This Powerful Encounter When African Pro-Life Leader Meets Jailed Pro-Life Canadian

Lianne Laurence : Nov 15, 2017  LifeSiteNews

"I just kept feeling so grateful for this amazing woman that not even many people know about, but whose witness is so powerful that I know will be heard of in the generations to come when abortion … becomes unthinkable, and then they begin to litigate us as far as history is concerned." – Obianuju Ekeocha

(Canada) — [Lifesitenews] Bursting into tears is something Obianuju Ekeocha just doesn't do. (Photo Credit: Uju Ekeocha/ Twitter/ via LifeSiteNews)

After all, the Nigerian-born founder of Culture of Life Africa is a pro-life advocate, and like so many involved in that mission, "we've seen it all, we've seen so many difficult things."

Indeed, for those who don't know, Ekeocha has sangfroid to spare.

She faced down a hostile BBC television host to unflappably debunk the myth that contraception is a "human right" and the answer to poverty in Africa.

She coolly rebuked a socialist Danish delegate at the United Nations for the neo-colonialism in pushing abortion without asking Africans if they want it — which they don't.

She researched and wrote a book on the abortion agenda in Africa that Ignatius Press will publish this spring, and her documentary on the same subject, Strings Attached, is in post-production and also set for release in early 2018.

And with a B.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Nigeria, and a Masters in Biomedical Science from the University of East London, she has done all this while working full time as a specialist biomedical scientist in Canterbury, England.

But all this seemed of little account when Ekeocha met Canadian pro-life activist Mary Wagner for the first time.

On the final leg of a seven-day Campaign Life Coalition-sponsored trip to Canada, Ekeocha was in CLC's Toronto office before an activist meeting when Wagner walked in.

"We just saw each other, and she called me Uju, and something just broke within me," Ekeocha told LifeSiteNews in a wide-ranging interview.

"I ran up to her and I embraced her," she said.

"As we hugged, so much emotions, you know, just came up within me and I started to weep like a child. This is so very much unlike me."

Wagner, "for those who don't know, is a woman, very peaceful, very gentle, and very holy, if I may say that," who has lived "about four years of her life in prison for no other reason other than the fact that she has gone peacefully to abortion clinics, and she has tried to beg women to not abort their babies; she has peacefully offered them roses and pamphlets," Ekeocha explained.

"It was like the dam broke and I …"

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