VP Osinbajo successfully undergoes leg surgery in Lagos hospital

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo successfully underwent a surgical procedure on his femur at a medical facility in Ikeja, Lagos state.

The Vice President had in an earlier tweet, revealed that he had been admitted for a surgical procedure due to a recurrent pain in the leg.

The hospital management said in a statement released late Saturday and signed by its Medical Director, Dr Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, that the procedure was successful and the VP is expected to be discharged in the next few days.

According to the statement, the surgery was performed by a team comprising of six specialist doctors.

The statement read,

“The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Professor Yemi , 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.”