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Naira Marley Visits NDLEA Chairman, Declares Support For War Against Drug Abuse

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Popular Nigerian street pop singer and songwriter, Azeez Fashola otherwise known as “Naira Marley” has declared his support for war against drug abuse in the country.

The controversial Nigerian singer did this when he visited the chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Buba Marwa in Abuja on Thursday.

In a video obtained online, Naira Marley advised his fans: ‘Marlians” as well as Nigerian youths to stop doing drugs because it is detrimental to their well-being.

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Naira Marley said: “..I will like to talk to my fans, the “Marlians” and Nigerian youths to stop doing drugs because it is not good for your well-being. Let us substance in any form, I have keyed in to this campaign with NDLEA to stop drug abuse in the streets”

The controversial singer was accompanied to the office of the agency by members of his management as they showed their support against the illicit use of drugs among Nigerian youths.

Naira Marley, Zlatan Ibile and four others were arrested in May 2019 in connection with money laundering and internet fraud.


Naira Marley’s support for drug abuse comes a surprise to many Twitter users who shared their opinions on the development.

See reactions below:

“NDLEA making Naira Marley an ambassador is like UEFA using Arsenal as the face of Champions League. This country is a big joke” – Asiwaju Lerry


Naira Marley and NDLEA boss, Rtd General Buba Marwa The music artiste is now part of NDLEA’s War Against Drug Abuse (WADA) advocacy campaign . Walahi this country na Cruise” – AgbaKobz

Naira Marley does not only promote weed but has built his career around it, he shouldn’t be seen mingling with members of the NDLEA. Asides from encouraging drug abuse, he’s an alleged fraudster & has been involved in many scandals, so it’s upsett!ng to see him getting applause.” – Daniel Regha

“I know it’s funny to see someone of Naira Marley’s status represent NDLEA’s War against Drug abuse but sometimes you fight poison with poison and I believe NDLEA’s partnership with him was intentional” – Basito


Naira Marley will tell you to say No to drugs then go home smoke and relax” – Harrison

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