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Nigerian police commissioner claims cure for HIV/AIDS

June 17, 2010

The following article cites Nigeria’s Daily Sun as the originator.

Strange! Police commissioner claims cure for HIV/AIDS
©  Daily Sun
By Garba Muhammad
June 17, 2010

KADUNA, Nigeria – With what appears to be a twist of fate, a serving commissioner of police in charge of Communications in the Force Headquarters, Abuja Alhaji (Dr) Umar Sule Garkida, who from his primary function of saving lives and property, ironically claimed to have “cured” well over 200 people living with the dreaded HIV/AIDS virus since 1995 within Nigeria and abroad through herbs.

Garkida who spoke to Daily Sun from his Foundation office in Kaduna said he was not a medical practitioner but has background in roots and herbs. He said “I have been managing the effect of HIV/AIDS for well over 15 years now. I used the word ‘manage’ because we have been advised by institutions not to use the word ‘cure’, but managing to concur that there is no cure for the disease.

“Most of my foreign patients I manage come from the United Kingdom and the United States of America and some African countries like Niger, Cameroon, Chad, and Ghana and so on. They sometimes come to me or send a representative to collect medications for them. A good number of them were the police and military personnel who returned from peace missions abroad…”

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