At a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos state, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo successfully underwent surgery on his femur.
In a previous tweet, the vice president had disclosed that he had been admitted for surgery as a result of ongoing leg problems.
The treatment was successful, and the hospital management stated in a statement issued late Saturday and signed by its Medical Director, Dr. Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, that the VP is anticipated to be released in the coming days.
The statement claims that a group of six specialized doctors performed 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.