A group under Traditional Religion Worshipers’ Association of Oyo State (TRWASSO) has announced that they are working on an herbal solution that could cure COVID-19 in the country.
The announcement came on Friday, 15th of May in a meeting between the Oyo State government representatives at the State Secretariat, and the TRWASSO.
Chief Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode who is the secretary of Traditional Religion Worshipers’ Association of Oyo State (TRWASSO) confirmed that the cure for COVID-19 is in process.
The statement by TRWASSO reads;
“We are working on herbal remedies and solutions to this coronavirus that is ravaging the whole world. We have said it many times that there is a traditional solution to this coronavirus.
“We are here to contribute our own quota to the development of our state and Nigeria in general. We are here to donate some protective items to the state government to tackle coronavirus.
“Pandemic is as old as human being. It has been existing and our fathers have found a cure. Pandemic is not a new thing in the world. When the pandemic broke out, we proposed to the government what can be done to prevent and cure it. We issued press statements. Government needs to collaborate with us to get the solution ready.
“We have said it many times, and we proposed to the government what can be done. We proposed the use of Akoko leaves, we can hang it at the front of our house to repel the virus. To sanitize our body, we can use palm wine, lettuce and bitter leaves.
“People should squeeze ẹ̀fọ́ yánrin (wild lettuce) and ẹ̀fọ́ ewúro (bitter leaf) inside palm wine and drink responsibly. It can also be rubbed on the body as sanitizer. Also, daily consumption of gúgúrú (Popcorn) is recommended.
“In Madagascar, they are now using herbal remedy; that shows that herbs can prevent and cure coronavirus pandemic.
“We are working on our own herbal remedy for prevention and cure of coronavirus.”