Received: 26 November 2020
Accepted: 30 March 2021
First Online: 21 April 2021
: All methods in this study were carried out in accordance with the U.K. Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1986 and associated guidelines, EU Directive 2010/63/EU for animal experiments. All experimental protocols of this study were approved by the Ethics Committee of Ebonyi State University, Nigeria, and all methods were carried out in compliance with the ARRIVE guidelines.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.