Buhari okays collection of Madagascar’s cure drug

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed that Madagascar’s COVID-19 cure syrup be brought to the country.

Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on coronavirus control, Boss Mustapha, said on Monday.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), speaking at the PTF briefing in Abuja, said: The Madagascar COVID-19 solution would go through standard validation process before it could be considered for use in Nigeria.

Also speaking at the briefing, Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said the herbal drug will be subjected to analysis by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) to determine its efficacy and safety before it can be adopted for the treatment of COVID-19.

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