Osinbajo thanks everyone after surgical operation

L-R: Dr Tokunbo Shitta-Bey, hospital CEO, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, Vice President Yemi Oainbajo and his Chief Personal Physician, Dr Nic Audifferen, at Duchess International Hospital, Lagos State, on Sunday, July 24, 2022. Photo: State House/Tolani Alli

By Oluwafemi Popoola

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said thank you to all Nigerians and every well-wisher who sent kind words and messages to him following a surgical operation on his leg at the Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos State.

VP Osinbajo on Saturday, July 16, 2022, went under the knife to repair his thigh bone at Duchess International Hospital.

After the successful surgery, the Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Adedoyin Dosunmu-Ogunbi, giving an update on Osinbajo’s health said the VP was making steady progress and now walking.

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“He is walking already, taking a few steps. You can imagine after a major surgery in his right femur bone; that is very encouraging as he continues to recover,” Dosunmu-Ogunbi said

However, via his official social media handles on Sunday, 24th July 2022, the Vice President appreciated the Nigerian people for their show of love through their wishes and get-well messages sent to him while he also commended the medical team for “providing such an excellent care”

He wrote “My deep gratitude to everyone for your get-well wishes and prayers following my surgery.

“And special appreciation to the amazing team of surgeons, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and the management of the Duchess International Hospital Lagos, for providing such excellent care.

“God bless you all.”