Updated: Osinbajo's surgery successful


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Doctors at the Duchess International Hospital who performed the surgical operation on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s leg said the procedure was successful.

Also, the VP is alert and well, the doctors said.

The doctors dealt with the recurrent pain caused by a fracture in Osinbajo’s leg.

Below is the statement released by the Ikeja, Lagos based hospital:


“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.

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