Naira Marley caught rolling weed after being unveiled as NDLEA ambassador (Watch video)

Popular rapper, Naira Marley has stirred reactions online after being captured on tape engaging in the use of substances despite joining NDLEA’s war against drug abuse.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, unveiled him as an ambassador last week and it generated a lot of buzz on the internet.

But in a trending video, the Marlian Music boss was caught rolling blunt while inside a night club. The person was filming Marley from afar so he did not know he was on tape until the camera was moved closer to him.

When the Hip Hop star realised he was on camera, he smiled as if to suggest he knew he was doing something wrong, but he did not stop.

Watch the video below:

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NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi said they intentionally enlisted Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley as an ambassador for its drug abuse advocacy.

He explained that the artiste was chosen because he’s the leader of the movement, ‘Marlians’ which has a large following, particularly among the youths.

It may be recalled that the singer known to glorify and encourage drug abusehad also advised young Nigerians to stop taking illicit substances.

Speaking on the agency’s decision, Babafemi said; “It is an advocacy engagement with him. It is what we do as part of the responsibilities of the agency to promote advocacy messages that would discourage people from substance abuse. It is about the message.

“Don’t forget that he has a lot of young followers— Marlians— that look up to him. The idea is for the leader of the movement (Marlians) to come out and ask people to stop substance abuse, and live a new life.”

He also noted that using Marley as an advocate did not mean that the agency won’t arrest him if he was caught with illegal substances. Babafemi added that critics should consider the message and not focus on the messenger.

“Last year, we arrested some of his artistes (Zinoleesky and Mohbad). That is to show that we are not closing our eyes. If the same Naira Marley is caught with illicit substances tomorrow, he will face sanctions,” he said.