The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has commended the team of doctors and nurses treating her son, Yusuf, at the Cedercrest Hospital, Abuja.
DAILY NIGERIAN broke the news of the horror motor-bike crash, which left the president’s son and his friend, Bashir Gwandu, severely injured along Gwarimpa road in Abuja on December 26, 2017.
This newspaper also exclusively reported that globally-acclaimed neurosurgeons in persons Professor Temitayo Shokunbi and Professor Bello Bala Shehu, the current vice chancellor of Federal University Birnin-Kebbi, have relocated to Cedarcrest Hospital Abuja to lead the team of surgeons.
In a short statement sent to DAILY NIGERIAN on Friday, Mrs Buhari thanked Nigerians for praying for the recovery of her son.
“On behalf of my family, I will like to thank well meaning Nigerians for their prayers in the past week.
“Special thanks to the team of doctors and specialists who have worked tirelessly to ensure that my son Yusuf remains stable, most especially Nurse Eze Doris Eberechukwu of Nisa Premier, the medical team chaired by the Hon. Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Folorunsho Adewole, the team of neurosurgeons Prof. Temitayo Sokunbi, Prof. B.B. Shehu, Dr. Biodun Ogunbo and Asst. Prof. M.Raji Mahmud, the team of Orthopaedic Surgeons Dr. Felix Ogedengbe and Dr. Akinola, the intensivists Dr. Simon Esangbedo, the Personal Physician to the President Dr. Suhayb Sanusi, my personal physician Dr. M. Kamal and the Nurses have all ensured that he remains stable while receiving treatment.
“Also many thanks to Dr. Jaf Momoh CMD of National Hospital Abuja and his team for their continuous support”.
It is however unclear whether Yusuf would still be flown abroad for further treatment.