The Chairman of the PTF(Presidential Task Force), has validated three herbal cure claims to COVID-19,this was stated by Boss Mustapha during a briefing of journalists in Abuja.
According to him the decision was made by the Federal Ministry of Health after holding a virtual meeting with Nigerian Researchers and Scientists.
Read Statement Below;
“The occurrences in Kano and some other cities have given cause to launch our research initiatives using existing structures and systems in a manner that will build a legacy and prepare Nigeria for any future pandemic.
“As a measure of the importance attached to research and development of local capacity for finding a cure for COVID-19, the Federal Ministry of health held a virtual meeting with a number of researchers and scientists with claims to cure COVID-19.
“Out of the numerous claims, three were found to deserve further investigation and we have forwarded them to the relevant authorities for appropriate review,” the SGF said.
“Similarly, efforts are being made by the Ministry of Science and Technology to subject a good number of locally fabricated COVID-19 equipment for verification and subsequent certification”.
The PTF Chairman further pinpointed that the subject of research is central to the PTF and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is willing to support research efforts.
He also advised other researchers to take up the challenge and put more effort in helping out the country in their own way.