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COVID-19: Obasanjo enforces protocol, shuts out associates at mother-in-law’s funeral
In line with the COID-19 guideline for a burial ceremony, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday shut the doors of a church in the faces of his associates and aides during the funeral of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Florence Adenekan, who died on April 17, 2020.
The aides and associates had joined him at the church for the burial of the mother of one of his wives, Mrs Bola Obasanjo before the incident occurred. Afterward, late Adenekan, who died two days before her 90th birthday, was laid to rest at Isara in the Remo North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Obasanjo stood for his boss stood in for his wife, who was absent at the ceremony as she was said to be in the United Kingdom and could not make it to the ceremony.
NAFDAC record progress in the fight against coronavirus, approves PAX herbal drug
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has finally approved Pax Herbal remedy for the treatment of symptoms associated with COVID-19.
This was revealed by the Director of the Pax Herbal Clinic and Research Laboratories, Ewu in Edo State, Rev. Fr. Anslem Adodo via an internal memo that went viral on social media.
According to Adodo, the approval was given after a series of screening, spanning eight weeks.
“It is the first to be so approved and presently the only one. The drug is specifically for treating the symptoms associated with the coronavirus.”