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Naira Marley joins NDLEA to combat drug abuse

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Naira Marley joins NDLEA to combat drug abuse

Nigerian singer Azeez Adeshina Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, has urged his fans, commonly referred to as ‘Marlians’, to refrain from drug abuse.

The singer made this appeal on Thursday while announcing his new partnership with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) as part of their campaign against drug abuse.

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Naira Marley highlighted that substance abuse is detrimental to one’s health and can lead to criminal activities.

The ‘Baby Kingsway’ artist expressed his commitment to this anti-drug campaign, emphasizing his desire to see the streets free from drug abuse.

“I will like to urge my fans, the Marlians, all Nigerian youths to stop doing drugs because it is not good for your wellbeing, let’s all stop substance abuse in every form, I have keyed into this campaign to support NDLEA to stop drugs in the streets. Please join us. It is really not good; it makes you go back into crime”, stated Naira Marley.

Meanwhile, NDLEA in a post on the microblogging platform, X formerly known as Twitter, said the singer who paid to the agency’s headquarters in Abuja had declared his support for the War Against Drug Abuse.

“Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (retd.) with music star, Naira Marley, when the artiste paid a visit to the national headquarters of the agency in Abuja to declare support for the War Against Drug Abuse on Thursday, August 17, 2023,” the agency wrote.

“Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) and music star, Naira Marley (both middle) flanked by the agency’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi (2nd l) and other members of Marley’s team: Sam Larry; Dami Marshal and Chuddy Naira when the artiste paid a visit to the National Headquarters of the agency in Abuja to declare support for the War Against Drug Abuse on Thursday, August 17, 2023.”

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