If claims by Professor Francis Otunta are anything to go by, then, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, might have discovered a drug for the treatment and cure of HIV/AIDS. The Vice Chancellor of the institution located at Umudike in Abia state, has announced the discovery of a drug which he claims is potent in the cure of the epidemic. Otunta told newsmen at the university campus on Wednesday, February 1, that the finding followed years of scientific research by the institution.
He said that the breakthrough was made by Prof Maduike Ezeibe, a researcher in the university. According to him, Ezeibe had presented the drug to the University management, Senate and Council, where he explained the processes he went through to arrive at his finding. The VC also said that Ezeibe had equally presented the drug to his colleagues in the medical field and nobody had contradicted his finding.