Boss Mustapha, who is the Head/Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, has warned Nigerians against the use of Hydroxychloroquine.
Boss Mustapha, insisted this during a daily briefing on Thursday, that the drugs (Hydroxychloroquine) have not been approved for use in treating Coronavirus patients in the Country.
He further apologized to medical personnel, media workers, and other essential workers, who were embarrassed by the security men in the course of carrying out their duties.
His words read;
“We, therefore strongly warn against self-medication. If you are sick, please seek medical advice, and if you are confirmed positive, kindly self-isolate in an approved facility. The COVID-19 is highly infectious and dangerous.
“We wish to reiterate that this drug (Hydroxychloroquine) has not been certified for use in treating COVID-19 in Nigeria by the relevant health and pharmaceutical authorities,” Mustapha said.