Social media users have reacted to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi’s proposed cure for the deadly coronavirus disease.
The Monarch had on Wednesday released a list of herbs that he claimed could be a possible cure for the disease ravaging over 150 countries across the globe.
However, the proposed cure was received with mixed reactions by Twitter users. While some supported Ooni and urged the Federal Government to give it a trial, others berated the monarch and claimed it could make people abuse the herbs in desperation.
See some reactions below:
If the Ooni of Ife says he has a possible HERBAL cure for the Coronavirus, government should investigate the claim scientifically. There is no need to insult him or call for his arrest. We haven’t arrested people diagnosing “spiritual attack” or those claiming to perform miracles
— Dr. Joe Abah (@DrJoeAbah) March 31, 2020
Hope Ooni’s cure herbs prescription against COVID19 won't make some 2 engage in self medication,Ooni of Ifè is an elite Royal highness,he should 've present is cure theory 2 nigerian institute of medical research if d herbs truly cure it. Guys be careful COVID19 has no cure yet. pic.twitter.com/UiEtK6ehX0
— SEÑOR🛡️AMID HUMBLE (@amid_temitayo) March 31, 2020
Ooni of Ife has made my day. If not for civilization and technology, we would have still been traditional till date. You are so dull if you believe it’s only medicine and injection that can cure Coronavirus. Herbs and Leaf extracts will work wonders. I hail Ooni pic.twitter.com/Wr4yElh0JC
— Lola Okunrin (@lollypeezle) March 31, 2020
The way Nigeria is wired, there is no medical solution that can come out from here & accepted globally. Be it from Ooni or our best Profs of Pharmacy. Why? Bcos Nigerians would have already championed the mockery that the world will make of it. Then accept it when resold to us.
— Ayò Bánkólé (@AyoBankole) March 31, 2020
I think ooni is taking this Coronavirus for toilet infection.
— OSCAR (@Iam_Oscar1) March 31, 2020
If you are dragging ooni for suggesting an herbal solution to this corona virus pandemic. You are mad and your mad is also crazy
— ALHAJI Chima TeaAddict🇳🇬🇫🇮 #cfc# 💯 👳🏿♂️ (@teejaybaba) March 31, 2020