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Osinbajo undergoes successful leg surgery

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday underwent a successful surgical procedure on his leg at the Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos State. His Senior Special…

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday underwent a successful surgical procedure on his leg at the Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos State.

His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, confirmed this in a tweet on his official Twitter handle @akandeoj on Saturday.

He said the surgery procedure was necessary because of recurrent pain in the leg possibly sustained by the vice president from an injury while playing squash.

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The Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, while giving an update on the procedure, said it was successful and the vice president is “alert and well.”

“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”, he said.