Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Gidahyelda Mustapha on Tuesday disclosed during a press briefing that, Nigeria may soon import a plane full of the newly discovered COVID-19 herbal medicine in Madagascar.
“I was reading of the experiences in Madagascar– of why everybody is drinking some solutions that have been prepared. This morning I was sharing with my wife, and I told her that probably I would request that Mr. President allow us to import a planeload for a trial”..the Nigerian lawyer and Businessman stated.
Speaking on the defiance and uniqueness of this pandemic, Mr. Mustapha who is equally the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19 noted that,
“We are all navigating an unchartered cause. Nobody has ever been on this road.”
He further assure the Nigerians that, his team is very responsible and will do everything possible to provide a suitable solution for the well-being of the people.
The said remedy is a traditional medicine discovered by Malagasy Institute of Applied Research (IMRA) in Madagascar. According to the authorities, the beverage named Covid-Organics has been administered on some patients and the result was impressive. The medicine which was produced from Artemisia, a plant with proven efficacy in malaria treatment gives results within seven days, according to the Madagascan officials.
President Macky Sall of Senegal was the first person to place an order for the herbal medicine after congratulating Madagascar for the good work done. This was followed by another message of congratulations from Félix Tshisekedi, President of Democratic Republic of Congo.