Mr. Jerome Senior, the second gentleman, is recovering well from his emergency surgery in the Philippines, posted Vice President J. Uduch Sengebau-Senior, who accompanied her husband to the Philippines on emergency medivac on Saturday.

Mr. Senior reportedly slipped on the stairs of their 2-story home in Ngerbeched on Friday, hitting his head on the stairs.  The injury was such that he had to be medically evacuated to the Philippines for specialized medical care.

In her Facebook post, Vice President J. Uduch Senior expressed her deep appreciation to everyone who lifted them in prayer for their support.

Vice President J. Uduch Sengebau-Senior was scheduled to depart on Friday to address the 77th United Nations General Assembly on behalf of the Republic of Palau before the emergency incident occurred.

Minister of State Gustav Aitaro left in her stead to give Palau’s address at the 77th UN General Assembly.

Meanwhile, President Surangel Whipps returned from his trips to Japan, Guam and Hawaii this past weekend.  He is expected to depart to Japan after this week to attend Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s funeral.

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