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Ooni of Ife stirs controversy after prescribing herbs he claims can cure covid-19



The Ooni of Ife, Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), has prescribed some native herbs which he said have been tested, in the cure of the deadly covid-19 disease which has killed many people worldwide.

In his prescriptions revealed via his Instagram and Twitter social media accounts, the monarch challenged researchers around the world to use the natural herbs and extract vaccines from it, for the treatment and cure of coronavirus.

His submission stirred a lot of controversy, as there were arguments on several social media platforms as to the authenticity of his claims.

According to him, the coronavirus pandemic was foretold during the “2019 World Ifa Festival”.

He said, “A divine proclamation came out to the world last year June 6th 2019, during the World Ifa Festival – Otura Meji. We foretold about the impending rage of this invisible pandemic war, but few heard us.”

Oba Adeyeye, who in his capacity is the chief priest and custodian of the holy city of all the Yorubas, Ile-Ife, listed the herbs:

1. Yoruba (ewe akoko); English ( boundary tree); Botanical name ( Newbouldia laevis)

2. Yoruba( dogoyaro); English (nim tree or Indian lilac); Botanical (Azadirachta indica)

3. Yoruba (Alubosa); English (Onion); Botanical (Allium cepa)

4. Yoruba (Ogirisako); English (Forest anchomanes) (Blume); Botanical (Anchomanes difformis)

5. Yoruba (Aridan); English (Aridan fruit); Botanical ( Tetrapleura tetraptera)

6. Yoruba (Eeru or Erinje); English (African pepper, Guinia pepper); Botanical (Xylopia aethiopica)

7. Yoruba (Ewuro); English (Bitter leaf); Botanical (Vernonia amygdalina)

8. Yoruba (Iyin ojo); English (Sulfur)”

He continued: “I also challenge researchers both in Nigeria and the world to make these natural herbs into clinical medicine and extract the vaccines from it.

“I am ready to work with them and provide huge access to the herbs. It is real and it works. I have a lot gathered together for the use of mankind.”

He also hinted that he is currently working with an Alternative Medicine Expert pharmaceutical company for the packaging and distribution of the prescribed herbs globally.

“It is about time to save the world now. Tomorrow may be too late.” The monarch stated.

“On this throne, I work very closely with all the nations of the world most especially the nation of Cuba.

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“Centuries go by, the nation of Cuba hold dearly the tenets of our ancestors and rely on the blessings of the mystery of nature, and as a result they have the best medical care in the world.

“They are the ONLY country that have come out boldly to help the world. The Almighty is above religion and he is moving now, the world will now respect nature WHOLLY. Remember nature does not need you, we all need nature to survive.

“Truly, the world will NEVER remain the same again!!! To solve this ailment is through natural elements put together above all from nature. It has been tested!!!”

The monarch claimed he has used the herbs himself and also “used it for some of the chronic Corona patients with testimonials”.

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