No fewer than six senior medical consultants have successfully performed surgery on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, to treat the recurrent pain caused by a fracture in his leg.
Those who took serious part in the surgery which was conducted today, July 16, are 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).
In a statement by the Vice President’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, the Medical Director of Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Dr. Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi 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.”
According to the medical director, the operation was successful and he would be discharged within the next few days.