The giant strides of Nigerian anti-malaria campaigner, Dr Bola Olaosebikan, is the focus of this weekend’s edition of African Voices, the 30-minute magazine programme on CNN International which is sponsored by national telecoms operator, Globacom.
A statement from Globacom said the medical doctor, writer, founder/ publisher of Health Care, Nigeria’s first health magazine, will be the star guest of the programme.
He will discuss the potentials of natural ingredients in tackling the disease which claims millions of lives, as well as how he is using herbs to create products that he hopes can help supplement conventional medicine in combating malaria.
Dr Olaosebikan will also talk about his Healthcare Herbal Products (HCP), and the company’s mission to deliver good health to the people nationwide and globally using scientific and modern methods of manufacturing and marketing to Nigerians, Africans and global clients.
CNN will air the 30- minute magazine programme at 4.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on Saturday and at 12.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. on Sunday. Repeats of the programme are slated for Monday at 11:30am and on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Dr Olaosebikan was educated at Kwara State College of Technology and the University of Ibadan College of Medicine, where he graduated with MBBS degree. He was the National Assistant Secretary General of the Nigeria Medical Association in 1985; board member of Lagos State Hospital Management Board and former Commissioner of Health in Kwara State.
He founded Health Care magazine in 1986, and runs Sunrise Clinic based in Lagos. He was appointed commissioner for environment and tourism in August 2003, in Kwara State. He holds the traditional titles of Asoju Oba of Imota in Lagos State, and Babaewe of Offa in Kwara State.