It’s not easy being a Christmas baby. Those lucky enough to be born on Christmas are almost never the focus of the day. Imagine, having to wait all year for not only Christmas but also your birthday. These 5 Nigerian stars celebrate both Christmas and birthday on December 25.
1. Chioma Ajunwa
Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, better known as Chioma Ajunwa, is a Nigerian former athlete who specialised in the long jump. She was born in 1970. After various setbacks in her career she reached fame when she became the first athlete in Nigeria to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and up to now stays Nigeria’s only individual Olympic gold medalist.