Traditional medicine has come to stay in the country and it should be accorded its due recognition.
The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who made this known at the end of 2018 anniversary of Herbs Sellers Association, popularly called Elewe Omo, in Itoku market, Abeokuta, called on government for the regulation of its usage.
According to the Governor, ‘’before the coming of the Europeans, our forebears had always used traditional medicine as a means of healing and well being with its potency confirmed, hence the need for government to make it relevant in the scheme of things’’.
Amosun called for more researches in the area of traditional medicine in order to establish its potency and regulate its usage.
The Governor, who danced and rejoiced with the crowd of women in uniform attire, assured of speedy completion of the new Adire mall under construction at Itoku.
He thereafter, in company of his wife, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun and some members of his cabinet, inspected the ongoing work at the Adire mall, alongside other developmental projects within the township.