Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has been discharged from the hospital after a recent surgery.
Laolu Akande, spokesman to the vice-president, confirmed the development in a statement on Monday.
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, chief personal physician to the vice-president, in a statement, said Osinbajo was admitted for seven days.
“The Vice President, Professor 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 7 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 the vice-president 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,” he added.
“The VP will continue recuperating in the next few days.”