Bike crash: Yusuf Buhari able to be discharged



    President Muhammadu Buhari with his son Yusuf Buhari
    President Muhammadu Buhari together with his son Yusuf Buhari

    By Ismaila Chafe

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf Buhari, who was admitted into Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, following accidents he sustained in a bike accident, is able to be discharged.

    According to an announcement issued by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Friday, the Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr Felix Ogedegbe, confirmed the “cheery information.’’

    Adesina quoted Ogedegbe as saying that Yusuf Buhari underwent profitable emergency surgical operations carried out by a staff of neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons.

    An announcement issued by Ogedegbe learn: “Mr Yusuf Muhammadu Buhari, son of His Excellency President Buhari, was admitted into Cedarcrest Hospitals Abuja within the late hours of the Dec. 26, 2017, following accidents sustained as a rider of a bike.

    “Following preliminary stabilization, he was taken into intensive care. He underwent profitable emergency surgical operations the next morning carried out by our staff of neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons.

    “Over the next week, his situation improved remarkably and he was transferred from intensive care to the ward.

    “He has remained steady ever since and has continued to make exceptional progress. He is now able to be discharged.

    “His extraordinarily speedy response to remedy to this point is testimony to the world-class early care he has obtained right here in Cedarcrest, Abuja.

    “We are grateful to His Excellency, President Buhari and Her Excellency the First Lady Mrs. Aisha Buhari for the arrogance in us and for permitting us to take care of Yusuf.

    “This present of confidence goes a protracted solution to strengthen our collective perception in our resolve to supply world-class well being care domestically.

    Ogedegbe additionally lauded the efforts of the 2 ministers of well being, hospital staff for his or her dedication and onerous work in the course of the operations.

    He added: “We are extraordinarily grateful to our total hospital staff for his or her dedication and onerous work throughout this era.

    “We are additionally grateful to the Minister of Health, the Minister of State for Health, and the eminent advisory staff of specialists assembled by the Honorable Minister of Health who supported us in the middle of taking care of Yusuf.

    “We are grateful to all Nigerians who prayed for Yusuf, his household and his carers. His response to remedy to this point is evident testimony to answered prayers.

    “We did word some very deceptive studies about this incident making the rounds in some social media shops. Most of them wouldn’t ordinarily should be responded to.

    “Suffice to say that there was just one particular person concerned on this incident. No one else required remedy for this incident or its aftermath. Yusuf’s pal was not concerned within the accident and didn’t maintain any accidents in any respect.

    “Her Excellency was not at any time handled for shock and he or she was not admitted into Cedarcrest at any time.

    “In addition, Cedarcrest Hospitals has remained open to different in-patients and out-patients and at no time had been any sufferers denied entry to the hospital.’’