OOU Ago Iwoye produces Anti Covid-19 Herb, Awaits NAFDAC Approval
As the case of covid-19 keep surging in Nigeria, a group of researchers at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, has produced COVID – 19 preventive, treatment and management herb tagged, OOU-Anjo Anti-COVID-19 herbal syrup.
The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ganiyu Olatunde, disclosed this on Tuesday in Ago-Iwoye while addressing newsmen. Prof. Olatunde said I can assure you that it went through all the necessary protocols that you can have in trying to produce a herbal syrup.
The herbal syrup production is a joint efforts of Anjo and the Department of Medicine Research of the university.”
The acting Director, Research , Linkages and Advancement, of the Institution, Dr Ashidi Joseph, said the remedy was formulated based on results of post-mortem research carried out on those who have died of COVID-19 infection as the team had no access to samples of COVID-19 patients for laboratory test with the syrup.