COVID-19: OONI OF IFE TELLS EXPERT TO CONSIDER HERBAL CURE
Uploaded by admin on April 30, 2020
There is need for government and health experts to look beyond scientific solutions and embrace traditional medicine in their efforts to combat Covid 19 pandemic.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, made the submission in Abeokuta after presenting two motorised modular fumigators to the Ogun government.
The traditional ruler said that he had gone far in working with traditional medicine practitioners in the country to ensure a cure for the ravaging COVID-19.
The Ooni of Ife urged the Federal Government to emulate Madagascar in its quest at using local herbs in combating COVID-19, adding that such medicines have potency to heal victim.
He said that the donation of the mechanical fumigators was his contribution to the state government’s efforts at combating the virus.
In his response Ogun stste Governor Dapo Abiodun commended the Ooni for his donation and assured him that the fumigators would be put to good use.
The governor also highlighted the efforts of his administration in flattening the curve of the pandemic in the state.
He said the state would welcome ideas and initiatives capable of tackling the virus.