Established in 2018

The 2nd Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Spine Society

The 2nd Annual Scientific Conference (and anatomic specimen course) of the Nigerian Spine Society held in Lagos, Nigeria from the 23rd to the 24th of September, 2022. It was themed: Advances in lumbar spine surgery, and it witnessed many local and international faculties/speakers with huge turn out by participants and vendors. Advances in endoscopic spine surgery, cadaveric dissections and live surgery sessions were the highlights of the convention.

The event was wrapped up by the Annual General Meeting and election of new executive council members to direct the affairs, birth a renewed hope and set the agenda for the future of the association.

  1. Omotayo OJO – President
  2. Mutapha Faiz ALIMI – Vice President
  3. Mutaleeb Ayodele SHOBODE – General Secretary
  4. Lukman O. AJIBOYE – Asst. Secretary (Zone 1 North West/North East)
  5. Chiedozie MBALEWE – Asst. Secretary (Zone 2 South south/South East)
  6. Adeleke ABIODUN – Asst. Secretary (Zone 3 South west)
  7. Biodun OGUNGBO – Asst. Secretary (North Central/FCT)
  8. Misbahu H. AHMAD – Deputy Secretary
  9. Taofeek ADEYEMI – Financial Secretary
  10. Ubong Udo EKPEME – Treasurer

The membership of NSS is open to Orthopaedic Surgeons, Neurological Surgeons, and Trauma Surgeons interested in Spine care. With a membership strength of over 70, we hope to build local capacity to deliver on our mandate of improving Spine health in Nigeria. 

Our activities include, but not limited to:

  1. Monthly webinars
  2. Advocacy 
  3. Welfare of members
  4. Fellowship opportunities for members through local and international collaboration 
  5. Education of the general public through onsite and online educational materials 
  6. Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference.

The next convention is scheduled for the FCT, Abuja in September 2023.

More information on membership and activities of the Nigerian Spine Society can be found on our website

Thank you

Mutaleeb A. SHOBODE

General Secretary

30th September 2022