Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola in Adamawa State said yesterday it had successfully separated a conjoined female twins.
Prof. Auwal Muhammed, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, disclosed this at a news conference in Yola yesterday.
Muhammed said the twins have an excellent chance of survival.
According to the medical director, it took four hours for the medical team to separate them and the separation is the second of its kind being conducted by the hospital.
He recalled that the first separation was carried out in 2014, which was also successful.
Muhammed noted that Nigeria has the potential and qualified medical personnel to compete with developed countries if given necessary support.
“We must do well and reduce the number of people going abroad to seek medical treatment,” Muhammed said.
● The Nation