July 25, (THEWILL) – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been discharged from the Duchess International Hospital in Lagos, after a recent surgery..
The spokesman to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, confirmed the development in a statement on Monday.
He said that Prof Osinbajo was discharged Monday, following a successful surgery and rehabilitation at the hospital.
Osinbajo was admitted to the Duchess International Hospital in Lagos, on July 16 for a surgical procedure, following “recurrent pain in his leg”.
According to Akande, Nic Audifferen, the Chief personal physician to the Vice President, in a statement, said Osinbajo was admitted for seven days.
“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, was admitted to the Duchess International Hospital, Lagos, last Saturday, July 16, 2022, on account of a right femur fracture. He had corrective surgery without any complications,” the statement reads.
“He was admitted for a total of seven days during which he had physiotherapy and a smooth rehabilitation following the surgical operation.
“He has been discharged and is now recuperating.”
Akande also said Osinbajo expressed his gratitude to “all the clinical and ancillary staff of the Hospital led by its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Tokunbo Shitta-Bey, and the Medical Director, Dr Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, for their professionalism and quality of care”.
“The Vice President also acknowledges and appreciates the good wishes of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians from all walks of life and indeed everyone at home and abroad for the goodwill.
“The VP will continue to recuperate in the next few days,” Akande added.