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President Tinubu to unveil 11 natural products in October 2024, aiming to ease healthcare costs for Nigerians 

President Bola Tinubu is poised to launch 11 natural health products in October 2024 to revolutionise healthcare in Nigeria.  

This announcement comes at a crucial time when Nigerians are grappling with the escalating prices of conventional medicines. 

Uche Geoffrey Nnaji, the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Technology, expressed the expansive nature of the initiative, stating, “These are not the only products we have. We still have 15-20 products on the shelf.”  

The emphasis on research and development funding was underscored by Nnaji, emphasising the need for continued exploration in this vital sector. 

Highlighting the dire health challenges facing the nation, Prof Martins Emeje, the Director-General of Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency, revealed,  

With President Tinubu set to unveil these groundbreaking products, the move is expected to generate around 2 million jobs, providing a substantial economic boost.