Apart from Isaac Adewole, minister of health, three professors are among the medical experts attending to Yusuf, the only son of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Yusuf was involved in an accident while riding a bike in Abuja last month. He was taken to Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, where he underwent a surgery.
He sustained a head injury and also broke a limb in the accident which happened in the nation’s capital.
In a statement on Friday, Aisha, wife of the president, expressed appreciation to the medical team.
She also thanked Nigerians for their prayers towards her son’s recovery.
Her statement in full:
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 Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunsho Adewole; the team of neurosurgeons, Prof. Temitayo Sokunbi; Prof. B.B. Shehu; Dr. Biodun Ogunbo and Assistant 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.