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Osinbajo’s surgery successful- Doctors

A surgical procedure carried out on Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, was successful — according to his doctors.

Earlier on Saturday, Laolu Akande, spokesman to the vice-president, had said the vice-president was scheduled for surgery over a “recurrent pain in his leg”.

According to Akande, Osinbajo’s surgery took place at the Duchess International Hospital in Lagos.

Also, a statement signed by Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, medical director, Duchess International Hospital, indicated that the vice-president would be discharged within a few days.

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“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,” the statement by Dosunmu-Ogunbi reads.

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“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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