Kogi State Governor Wada discharged from Abuja hospital

Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada, who had a broken thigh in an auto crash was on Tuesday discharged from the Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, after five days of treatment, The PUNCH has learnt.
Wada was said to have left the hospital around 9am on Tuesday in company with his aides amidst tight security.
Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, who was also in charge of his treatment, Dr. Felix Ogedengbe, approved Wada’s discharge from the hospital.

The Governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Strategy, Mr. Jacob Edi, said Wada, who is presently in an unnamed residence in Abuja, would recuperate fully at home.
A source, who would not want to be mentioned said the hospital personnel told family members and officials of Kogi State Government that the kind of treatment given to the governor was for him to move around, but added that the fracture would heal in about six months.

The governor, who had received visits from many high profile Nigerians, including President Goodluck Jonathan, was brought to the hospital at about 8pm on Friday night, after being stabilised at the Specialist Hospital, Lokoja, where he was rushed to immediately after the accident.
When contacted, Edi confirmed that Wada walked to his car unaided.
He said, “I can confirm that His Excellency has been discharged from the hospital and on doctor’s recommendation, he is taking a rest here in Abuja, Nigeria.

“He walked from his hospital bed on his legs into his car and came down from the car unaided. But the governor is taking a rest right now.”
Asked when he will return to Lugard’s House, Edi said, “You will be briefed.”
Last Friday, Governor Wada’s Sports Utility Vehicle somersaulted several times while returning from a  programme at Anyingba on his way to  Lokoja, before plunging into an uncompleted building at Elete Emi Woro between Prime Polytechnic and Salem University in Ajaokuta-Lokoja Government Area of the state.
While the governor sustained thigh injury, his ADC, Mohammed Idris, died on the spot.