Nigerian Presidency has reacted to the news going viral about the founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi saying he still have doubts in his mind and needs to be educated on the difference between COVID-19 and malaria.
Dokpesi while addressing newsmen after his recovery said he still have doubts in his mind and needs to be educated on the difference between COVID-19 and malaria.
He further stated that he was nursed back to health with malaria drugs after testing positive for COVID-19
Dokpesi and his family were discharged from the Gwagwalada isolation center in Abuja where they were kept after testing positive for COVID-19.
He said: “I still have doubts in my mind and I need to be educated. What’s the difference between COVID-19 and malaria? Every drug we were given were malaria medications.
“A number of persons who tested positive were checked in reputable labs, hospitals in Abuja and were found to have malaria parasites in their bloodstreams. When did malaria become synonymous with COVID-19?”
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However, Lauretta Onochia, Buhari’s aide on social media in a singular tweet replied to the news.
She wrote: “When did malaria become infectious that it ravaged Chief Raymond Dokpesi’s family⁉️
“This is why knowledge is more important than certificate
“When you meet and engage some PhD holders, they leave you drained with ignorance & you wonder how much they paid for their certificates”