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Buhari Wishes Osinbajo Speedy Recovery After Successful Surgery

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday wished Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo a speedy and full recovery after successful surgery for the leg fracture of the VP.

Buhari in a statement released through his spokesman, Femi Adesina, thanked God for the success of the surgery and prayed for Osinbajo’s quick recovery.

The president appreciated the medical team at the Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos State for “their competence and a job well done”.

Recall that Osinbajo in a post on his Twitter account on Saturday revealed that he was set for surgery.

The vice president disclosed that the surgery was necessary after experiencing pain in his leg.

He noted that he sustained a fracture in his while playing squash.

The medical director of the hospital, Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi while speaking about the surgery said, “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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