Buhari congratulates UK-based Nigerian surgeon on COVID-19 recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of congratulations to Dr Olagunju Ogunbiyi, the distinguished Nigerian Consultant Surgeon on his discharge from hospital in London after recovering from COVID-19.

A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) in Abuja on Tuesday informed that Dr Ogunbiyi has taught several generations of UK doctors and is an eminent surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital, one of London’s leading reference hospitals.

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It stated that he was under care for two and a half weeks and is now completely recovered.

A hospital source said Dr Ogunbiyi was “irreplaceable” – such was the regard he was held in the UK healthcare community., the statement noted.

President Buhari on behalf of all Nigerians wished Dr Ogunbiyi quick recuperation and early return to work.

 

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