Nigerians on social media are full of praise for Dr. Omotayo Ojo, for his efforts to save many people’s lives through his work as a surgeon.

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The renowned doctor was in the news once again for operating on popular Nigerian health influencer Dr. Chinonso Egemba, better known as Aproko Doctor.

He revealed why he underwent brain tumor surgery in Nigeria. He said the procedure was performed by Omotayo Ojo from Nigeria.

Nigerians are excited about Dr. Omotayo Ojo, a neurosurgeon who has saved many lives. Photo credit: Dr. Chinonso Egemba
Source: Twitter

Ojo, a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Lagoon Hospital, won the prestigious 2013 Young Neurosurgeon Award from the World Federation of Societies of Neurosurgeons in South Korea.

Ojo won the award due to his outstanding work on endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) in the treatment of hydrocephalus in children.

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Here are some reactions from Nigerians, praising the doctor.


“I have worked with Dr Tayo Ojo!!!!! Very calm, punctual and humble man. Not like other Nigerian consultants and he does an excellent job every time. The man has ethics!”

alpha female

“Good job Doc. As we celebrate Doc. Let’s also celebrate the Great Physician. Things like this don’t just happen. We bless God for life.”

B Emmanuel

“I am a neurofibromatosis patient. He also did spinal surgery on me at LUTH. He also helped Dr. Ugboro do skin graft surgery on my foot. I love that man very much. He is the neurosurgery department at LUTH Lagos.”

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In the meantime, legit. ng previously reported that a Nigerian man by the Twitter handle Oluwatimilehin, another Covid-19 survivor, shared his story.

He said that the coronavirus is really big and appealed to the general public not to take it lightly, asking them to comply with all protective measures.

Oluwatimilehin said that although he was asymptomatic the entire time, not many who entered were lucky. He said that he has had to face stigma regarding his state of health, something he said he hoped would happen.