The Vice President, prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who undergo surgery to resolve recurrent pain caused by a fracture in his leg, doctors said the procedure was successful.
Laolu Akande, the spokesman for the vice-president, had earlier said the vice-president was scheduled for surgery over a “recurrent pain in his leg”.
The doctors said the VP operation was successful, and he is expected to be discharged within the next few days.
The statement released by the Duchess International Hospital, Lagos read: “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),” he said.