Twin Join together finally leaves Hospital after a successful operation in Yola
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It was a moment of joy for the family of Mr Adamu Kellu and his wife Ramat, as the medical team finally certified the duo fit for discharge after a successful operation in Yola.
The twin were born six months ago through a cesarean operation at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, the conjoined twins on the 14th May 2018 underwent a success separation at the Federal Medical Centre Yola having spent more than two month at the hospital.
The lead surgeon for the operation who is also the Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre Yola, Prof. Auwal Mohammed Abubakar said the hospital sees no need of keeping the babies longer because they are doing well since after the operation.
According to Prof. Auwal, the babies stand no medical risks growing up, adding that, “they are developing fast as any normal baby without any complication.
Asked on the cost of the operation, the Medical Director said, “we decided to wave all the cost for the operation and everything has been done free because the parents of the children wouldn’t be able to pay for the huge cost which will run into millions of naira. I wrote everything off and carried out the operation and thank God everything was smooth without any complications,” Prof. Auwal informed.
The medical Director also commended his team of professionals for their commitment which ensured the success of the surgery, just as he also lauded the contribution of Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Maiduguri and Adamawa- German Medical Centre, Yola which assisted for two separate CT scans that were conducted on the twins.
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