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55 Doctors Separate Conjoined Twins At FMC Keffi



A team of 55 seasoned medical professionals have successfully separated a set of conjoined twins (females) at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Keffi, in Nasarawa State.

In a procedure which took place at the main theatre of the medical centre and lasted for about nine hours on Friday July 10th, 2020, the conjoined twins were successfully separated.

In a statement issued by the public relations officer of Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Alhaji Mohammed Adamu,  the surgery was undertaken by diversified specialties under the  leadership of Dr. Charles Soo, a reputable Consultant (Paediatrics Surgeon).

The statement indicates that the babies are still at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of FMC Keffi, in hale and hearty condition.

According to the statement, the management of the FMC Keffi appreciated the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of State for Health, Dr O. Mamora, the Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr Abdullahi A. Sule and the Governing Board (FMC, Keffi) for their support.

The statement said the management further appreciated the team and the entire staff for their efforts.

It would be recalled that last year, LEADERSHIP reported the case and ordeal of the parents of the conjoined twins who hail from Nasarawa LGA of the state.

It would also be recalled that after the report, Governor Abbdullahi Sule, of Nasarawa State visited the conjoined twins at FMC Keffi and made a personal donation of N10 million to facilitate their separation.