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.
Ifunanya Kalu, the wife of the former governor, who had boarded a flight on Lufthansa Airline from Abuja to Wiesbaden, Germany on Monday, made this known on Friday
The APC chieftain, 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.
Kalu has been in and out of the said hospital in the past few months.
Ifunanya said her husband was admitted into the operating theatre for a major operation on Wednesday.
Her words: “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 told Daily Sun.