The Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on saturday 16th May received the proposed herbal remedy for Covid-19 from Madagascar.
The offficial spokesman to the president, Mr. Garba Shehu, announced this via a series of tweets on saturday.
“President Muhammad buhari on Saturday at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the #Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered on Nigerians.” he tweeted.
Quoting him, the package was brought in by President Umaro Embalo of Guinea Bissau as shared to African nations by Madagascar.
“We have our institutions, systems and processes in the country. Any such formulations should be sent to them for verification. I will not put it to use without the endorsement of our institutions,” said the Nigerian President.
He also established that the President reiterated that the remedy will be properly tested before its been administered for use on any Nigerian.