Tutu's operation a success - Leah Tutu

2016-09-07 19:11

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Cape Town - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's operation on Wednesday was successful, his wife Leah Tutu has said in a statement.

She confirmed that Tutu was in "good spirits".

The Archibishop underwent the procedure to address the cause of recurring infections which he has battled since mid-2015.

He admitted himself to hospital two weeks ago.

Leah Tutu said the family was grateful for all the messages of love and support and commended Tutu's "superb" medical team.

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