Vice president Yemi Osinbajo’s Surgery In Nigeria
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, was recommended by his doctors to consider having surgery to correct a fracture on his right femur (thigh bone) overseas, but he insisted on using a Nigerian hospital and medical professionals.
Some of the Vice President’s government and private practice doctors suggested traveling abroad because it is frequently considered by patients in this class and can occasionally seem more convenient, according to sources close to Duchess International Hospital, where the surgery was performed on Saturday.
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However, Dr. Yemi Onabowale, the founder of the Reddington Hospital and one of the doctors who oversaw the entire procedure, was described as saying, “The VP was clear that he had faith in Nigerian doctors both at home and overseas and would prefer they perform the operation.”
Some voices in the healthcare industry have expressed enthusiasm at Prof. Osinbajo’s decision, which is also seen as a huge support for the government’s frequently declared goal of a reversed medical tourism.
He is reportedly alleged to have stated that doing the surgery in Nigeria would not only support Nigerian medical professionals, who are among the best in the world, but would also assist build capacity inside the country.
Welcoming the participation of medical groups such as various NMA chapters and other public intellectuals after a successful procedure, Prof. Osinbajo was wished a speedy recovery by the Federal Executive Council, FEC.
Yesterday in Abuja, Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), delivered a statement in which FEC expressed its goodwill.
Mustapha claimed that a group of specialized doctors in Lagos carried out the surgical procedure, which may have been connected to a chronic squash injury.
The FEC wishes Prof. Osinbajo a speedy recovery as he recovers from his surgery so that he may continue to provide the necessary support for the general growth and stability of the nation, Mustapha stated.
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