By Bonita Onyeka, For Agenda Watchdog, April 30, 2020
(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – As the global search for a #COVID-19 vaccine continues to accelerate, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has revealed that research into a traditional cure for the virus had reached advanced stages. The revered monarch made the disclosure on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, during a media chat in Abeokuta.
The Oba advised the federal government to emulate what countries like Madagascar where doing by aligning western medicine with traditional African medicine in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Oba Ogunwusi, a strong advocate of trado-medicine, had some weeks earlier made postulations about the availability of herbal remedies that could cure the coronavirus, proceeding to list some traditional plants that had healing properties that could be used in fighting the ailment.