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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his administration’s commitment to the country’s fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking as part of efforts to curtail the global drug problem, even as he assured he’ll continue to provide necessary support and tools for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to fulfil its mandate.

In the 80s, ‘’resistance to oppression’’ governed the zeitgeist. Reggae music was hugely popular. It resonated with the yearnings of the people for freedom from autocracy, domination, and oppression. Reggae was the conduit for social expression; it was the euphonious channel for agitation and for resisting the ‘’sistem’’.

We are faced daily with the evolving talent of a kid who escaped the brutalising confinement of Peckham’s gangland lifestyle to lead a boisterous Marlian movement that derives its power through music that encourages euphoric freedom, athletic dance steps, Bohemian abandon, sartorial rebelliousness (no belt, no bra), and his obsession with boobs, bums, ganja and bullshit.