Lagos State government posted that,
“The Chairman, Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, Prof. Adebukola Oshintelu has called on practitioners in the State to form a formidable body through which their trade can be enhanced and potentials optimised.
Prof. Oshintelu emphasised the need for traditional medicine practitioners to form a common front like the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to command the respect and recognition they deserve
On efforts being made by the Board to find a cure to the Coronavirus disease, the Chairman stated that traditional medicine practitioners are discussing possible solutions.
She maintained that Nigeria is endowed with lots of medicinal plants to combat the pandemic, stressing that “what we need is to focus on these plants to boost our immunity and reduce inflammation”
The Chairman commended Gov.@jidesanwoolu for the moral and financial support given to the Board, soliciting that a laboratory be set up to test the efficacy as well as toxicology of medicinal plants and explore the management of metabolic diseases with traditional products”.