President Muhammadu Buhari has received the coronavirus cure developed in Madagascar.
Samples of the solution were delivered to him by President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought them along as part of the traditional medicine shared to African nations by the government of Madagascar.
According to a statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) in Abuja, President Buhari however reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered on Nigerians.
The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmed also confirmed the delivery on Saturday.
He tweeted, “President @MBuhari has received the Madagascan native formulation against the COVID–19 pandemic
“He reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered on Nigerians.”
“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.”