Benin — NIGERIANS living with Diabetes, prostrate enlargement and breast cancer can now heave a sigh of relief as a Nigerian University lecturer and researcher, Prof. Ernest Izivbigie has discovered cure for the ailments.
Prof. Izevbigie who is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Benson Idahosa University, Benin using local bitter leafs which is well grown in the country, has produced the drug which is now in high demand in Europe and America.
The drug “Edolite”, according to Prof. Izevbigie is very potent in the management of diabetes, prostrate enlargement in men and breast cancer in women is currently produced in America and would be produced locally in Nigeria as from February 2012.
He told newsmen yesterday in Benin that the drug which is currently available in some Pharmaceutical stores in the country especially in Benin and Lagos has measured up the standard specifications as required in Europe and America.
For his feat in advancing the cure of the ailments, Prof. Izevbigie has been inducted into the United States Academy of Inventors.