Three Orthopaedic surgeons, two anaesthesia specialists perform operation on Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo 

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Three Orthopaedic surgeons,  two anaesthesia specialists perform operation on Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo 

Nigeria’s vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo, has undergone surgical operation in a Lagos hospital, his media aide has announced.

Osinbajo’s senior special assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this Saturday evening.

“VP Osinbajo is in the hospital today for a surgical procedure on account of a recurrent pain in the leg possibly sustained from an injury while playing squash. His doctors would give an update of the treatment later today,” he tweeted.

Below is the statement released by the Duchess International Hospital, Lagos, where the nation’s number two citizen underwent the surgery.

“The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, was admitted to the Duchess International Hospital GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, today on account of a fracture of his right femur (thigh bone), possibly related to a longstanding injury associated with a game of squash.

“He had a surgical operation performed by a team of specialist doctors, including Dr. Wallace Ogufere (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon); Dr. Om Lahoti (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon); Dr. Babajide Lawson (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon); Dr. Ken Adegoke (Consultant in Anaesthesia & Critical Care); Dr. Oladimeji Agbabiaka (Consultant Anaesthetist); and Dr Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi (Consultant Physician & Medical Director).

“The operation was successful, and he is expected to be discharged within the next few days.”

 

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