No Plans To Return Overseas For Another Surgery – Ailing Ex-Lagos Governor, Tinubu Vows After Sneaking Into Nigeria

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, says he underwent surgical procedure on his proper knee in addition to rigorous post-surgery physiotherapy on the stated knee throughout his medical journey overseas.

Tinubu in line with a press release on Friday, claimed that he had no different surgical procedures “and contemplates none in the future.”

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SaharaReporters had completely reported that the APC chieftain returned quietly to Nigeria on Friday after spending months abroad for medical care.

The fanfare that was being deliberate by the Lagos APC for him had been referred to as off because of the expose by SaharaReporters detailing how the lavish occasion was being deliberate for the Nigeria Police College, Ikeja.

In the launched by his media workplace on Friday, Tinubu stated he was again and “fully committed to doing his modest part of advancing the cause of progressive democratic good governance throughout our beloved nation”.

“His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, returned to the country, landing in Lagos Friday evening, October 8. He arrived from London, United Kingdom. During his trip abroad, he underwent surgery on his right knee as well as rigorous post-surgery physiotherapy on the said knee. No Plans To Return Overseas For Another Surgery – Ailing Ex-Lagos Governor, Tinubu Vows After Sneaking Into Nigeria 3

“Contrary to unfounded rumour, he underwent no other surgical procedures and contemplates none in the future. His recuperation has been without complication and ahead of the schedule by the attending surgeon.

“He has returned fully healed from the knee surgery and fully committed to doing his modest part of advancing the cause of progressive democratic good governance throughout our beloved nation.”

SaharaReporters had reported that Tinubu, amidst his ambition for the 2023 presidential race to succeed Muhammadu Buhari, spent over 4 months patronising hospitals in France, United States and the United Kingdom the place he underwent a number of surgical procedures.

He was flown overseas some days to Christmas in 2020 to Paris, France.

The APC chief returned to Nigeria on January 24, 2021, after a month absence from Nigeria.

He additionally went for a medical check-up on Thursday, June 10 to France and was conspicuously absent from the one-day working go to of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos State. No Plans To Return Overseas For Another Surgery – Ailing Ex-Lagos Governor, Tinubu Vows After Sneaking Into Nigeria 4

“Tinubu is in Paris, France for a medical checkup. His health is deteriorating due to old age,” a prime supply had instructed SaharaReporters.

Tinubu, amidst demise rumours, was compelled to return to the nation on Tuesday, June 15.

SaharaReporters additionally reported that Tinubu was hospitalised in Maryland, the United States in July 2021.

On August 9, the APC chief had one other knee surgical procedure on the John Hopkins University Hospital in Maryland, the United States.

The APC chieftain, it was learnt, left the US for the United Kingdom on crutches, just a few days after the surgical procedure.

Sources near Tinubu had instructed SaharaReporters that he wished the surgical procedure in Paris, France however modified his plan over rumours of his demise.

“Tinubu had his second surgery at John Hopkins University in Maryland recently. He was accompanied by a popular Nigerian doctor in Chicago. He had wanted the surgery in Paris but when rumour was rife about his death, he hurriedly left for Nigeria and went to John Hopkins,” one of many sources had stated.

“He left the US for the UK on crutches,” one other supply had revealed. 

In August, President Muhammadu Buhari paid a go to to Tinubu in London and the latter was seen with a strolling stick throughout Buhari’s go to, confirming SaharaReporters’ story that he underwent a second surgical procedure within the United States.

His London house additionally grew to become a mecca of types as he was visited by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Governors Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), and Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti).

SaharaReporters had additionally reported that Fayemi confirmed that Tinubu had surgical procedure lately and he (Fayemi) was in London to point out solidarity with him.

The governor had stated, “He (Akeredolu) and I were in London together to see our leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, but it had absolutely nothing to do with 2023 presidential plans whatsoever. That’s not the reason why we went there.

“Asiwaju had just surgery; it is simply proper etiquette or behaviour both in the part of the country where I come from but also generally that when a friend and elder is undergoing health challenges, it would be improper on your part not to show solidarity and support.”

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