Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Covid-19 Medicine: UNESCO Laureate Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu Commends The Efforts Of Dr. Oladipo Kolawole And Others On Discovery, Tasked The Nigerian Government To Support Initiative.




By Victor Bieni


UNESCO Laureate, World Acclaimed Distinguished Professor of Information Communication Technology ICT Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu  has Commended the efforts of Dr. Oladipo Kolawole and his team  on their  great breakthrough and  achievements as the  Nigerian Scientists Unveil COVID-19 Vaccine as highly publicized in the
Leadership Newspaper of Jun 20, 2020.

UNESCO Laureate disclosed this to our reporter today in a press Statement made available to Newsmen by Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu through his Special Assistant On Media and Publicity, Sir Bieni Victor Emenike rejoiced with  the Scientists in Nigerian universities under the aegis of COVID-19 Research Group announced the discovery of a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19.

UNESCO Laureate Prof Sir Bashiru appreciate the effort of the Dr Oladipo Kolawole, leader of the team, and others for their hard-work, scientific research that led to the discovery of  the Coronavirus vaccine was being developing a  locally made in  Africa Vaccine  for Africans.

He  said: " Dr. Kolawole achievement is a challenge for other professors, especially experts in his field to become research Professors other  than only teaching Professors

 The press Statement reads in parts: "Dr Kolawole specialist in Medical Virology, Immunology and Bioinformatics at Adeleke University has been proven to the  world that  the vaccine would also work for other continent as well when  unveiled".

"I also  appreciate the support and   initial funding by the Trinity Immunodeficient Laboratory and Helix Biogen Consult, Ogbomosho, to the tune of about N7.8 million for assistant to the experts in their research".

"I  commend the efforts of Dr Kolawole for him to said the group had been working extensively by exploring the SARS-CoV-2 genome from African countries to select the best possible potential vaccine candidates".

 “Personally am  very happy that a vaccine that will provide solution to a global problem like Coronavirus pandemic is coming from Nigerian experts in that particular field of study".

“It is a great challenge for our Government in Nigeria to be a solution provider to such a global pandemic as giant of Africa. The  Federal Government of Nigeria was  supposed to  be ready and  throw its weights behind the team and make the vaccine a reality”, UNESCO Laureate Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu Stated.

1 comment:

  1. Prof. This is a cheering development. We hope our government will give this vaccine an opportunity for an honest trial and subsequent use, if found efficacious, safe with minimal side effects. We are hopeful to receive the good news. CONGRATULATIONS to Dr Oladipo Kolawole,specialist in Medical Virology, Immunology and Bioinformatics. Thanks our UNESCO Laureate, Professor Sir Bashiru Aremu, for sharing this breakrhrough. Prof. Uche Grace Emetarom.

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