Kalu Undergoes Surgery in Germany

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All
Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has regained consciousness after
undergoing a major surgery in Germany.
The frontline politician and his wife, Mrs Ifunanya Kalu,
had boarded a flight on Lufthansa airline from Abuja to Wiesbaden,
Germany on Monday.

Kalu, who
had been suffering from an undisclosed and life-threatening ailment, upon
arrival in Germany on Tuesday, was rushed in an ambulance to Helios
Klinik, Wiesbaden.
The APC
chieftain, who is asthmatic, has been in and out of the said hospital in the
past few months.
According
to Kalu’s wife, Ifunanya, who is with her husband in the German hospital, the
former governor was admitted into the operating theatre for a major operation
on Wednesday.
In a telephone conversation on Friday, Mrs Kalu, whose voice
was quavering, lamented her husband’s health status.
“Although the surgery was successful, my husband will still
have to be monitored closely by a medical team for at least four months in
order to prevent complications.
“His condition is improving gradually. 
“He will be fine, if he is able to keep to his doctor’s
advice.
“We appreciate the prayers and kind words from friends,
associates, well-wishers and Nigerians in general”, she said.

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