By Chinwe Nwacha Onitsha
Native doctors in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo local Government Area, Anambra state, who operate under the aegis of Odinana Herbal Association, told newsmen Thursdsy that they have the drugs to cure the coronavirus pandemic.
Making the disclosure shortly after a closed door executive meeting presided over by their chairman, Somadina Okwuchukwu Azubuike, (a.k.a. Odogwu Ozubulu) they said that what the government should do was to give them up to a month to get to the bush and gather the herbs and roots stressing that any disease has its drug.
In the words of the chairman, “we have drugs to cure the disease, any disease has drug created by God. The problem is that government does not regard us, they prefer the orthodox medicine practitioners to the natives but forget that it is the roots and herbs that are used to manufacture the orthodox medicine.
“We are happy that after trying all the scientific ways to discover drugs for the cure it was in vain and that is why they remember us.
“Let government get one or two of the patients who are positive and
quarantine them for us because we don’t have accommodation for them here in Ozubulu, we will give them curing concoctions.
“We want to use the two as a reference point and after the two have been cured, without any coat, government will then bring scores for curing but has to support us financially.”
The chairman who hinted that the union is very strong and disciplines erring members constitutionally, expressed satisfaction that now that the ball is in their court that definitely they would produce the drugs in no distant time.
Also speaking, the patron of the association, Odinga John Chukwukelu, exonerated the government from any blame of disregarding the native
doctors adding that, “fake native doctors have infiltrated the
“We will produce the drugs within a space of time only if the government will give us the go ahead order. The drugs are already there in the bush waiting.
“If the government supports us we produce the drugs immediately”.
Boasting on the efficacy of their drugs, he said that, “my lineage in
particular cures madness, bring any mad person here he will be cured
immediately, it is a natural gift by God to us.”
Also speaking, the treasurer of the Association, Samuel Ajiba Uzowulu,
(a.k.a. Odinanwa) who was flanked by Chief Felix Ndukwe and
Ifeanyichukwu Onwuzuluigbo, (members) reiterated that, “it is only a question of entering the bush to get the herbs and roots and the problem is solved.
“But government will support us financially after the treatment of the first positive case that will be brought to us.
“Let government give us just one month to produce the drug, we will cure it, not boasting, the herbs and roots are there,” he noted.