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The Anambra State Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Indigenous Medicine and Herbal Practice, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim, says the state government has singled out six natural medications that may very well be used to handle coronavirus within the state.
Ibezim on Tuesday informed the News Agency of Nigeria in Awka that the agency had delivered the products to the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control.
He stated a staff of medical specialists was assembled to evaluate the method earlier than they determined to take the merchandise to NAFDAC for its closing affirmation and approval for public consumption.
“We have a team of medical experts in all areas of medicines who are saddled with the responsibility of reviewing herbal products in the state before they would be made public for use.
“We will give approval if the products fit our standard.
“We do not discriminate, the government has provided a friendly environment for business to thrive for all genuine herbal practitioners despite their states of origin.
“Anambra Traditional Medicine Board has been assigned the responsibility of properly analyzing herbal products in the state and declare them fit for use by the public or otherwise before they are pushed out; all practitioners are advised to comply,” he said.