Renowned Nigerian musician, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, popularly recognized as Naira Marley, has issued a heartfelt plea to his dedicated fan base, fondly referred to as ‘Marlians,’ to cease the consumption of illicit substances.
In a recent development, the artist announced a significant collaboration with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in their shared mission to combat the scourge of drug abuse.
Highlighting the perils associated with substance misuse, Naira Marley emphasized the adverse effects on both individual wellbeing and the potential for engagement in criminal activities.
The singer, known for his hit track ‘Baby Kingsway,’ candidly revealed his motivation behind aligning with the anti-drug campaign. He expressed a genuine desire to see a transformative change in the community, with an aim to eradicate the menace of drug abuse from the streets.
Addressing his supporters and the broader youth demographic, Naira Marley articulated, He said,” 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.”
The collaboration between Naira Marley and NDLEA marks a significant stride in the fight against drug abuse in Nigeria, with a popular figure and an authoritative agency combining forces to inspire positive change.