Retired Colonel Dr. Ansu R. Sankoh has disclosed that Moringa a traditional plant can cure strokes, asthma, blood pressure, Ulcer and other sickness.
The Retired Colonel made this statement over the week end during presentation of Moringa seedlings to household farmers in Bumbuna for onward planting in their back yard garden and farm to multiply and later use.
Dr. Ansu R. Sankoh who is presently operating a health center in Bumbuna town in Tonkolili district said he had tried Moringa herbs on some of his patients with strokes and even HIV. The result and their response he said shows some success and improvement.
The Retired Colonel called on Sierra Leoneans to be using Moringa constantly to help improve their health status.
Speaking at the distribution exercise, the publicity and communication officer Caritas Alfred Haroun Thullah said, Moringa tree can cure many diseases in man. Mr. Thullah said Moringa also promotes environmental, geographical and medical values.
The Caritas communications officer assured beneficiaries and community people of Caritas taking the lead in Moringa campaign as part of their disaster risk reduction program. He urged them to cultivate the seedlings and treat them with respect and care.
Director Hydro Movies Joseph Musa Koroma said, he read about Moringa long ago and discovered its importance. This he went on, “as part of our agricultural program, we now have a radio program where we discuss about Moringa and its importance,” he said. He assured Caritas of his movies intervention in ensuring they take Moringa to more communities in Tonkolili district.
By Mohamed Kabba