However, the chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa while applauding the House of Representatives for rejecting the bill said that the over 10.6 million Nigerians who used cannabis in 2018 should have raised the alarm that there is unmistakable evidence linking drug addiction to the nation’s widespread security issues.


One may wonder if the actions and behavior of the Obidients have indeed validated the label of “fascists” given to them by Soyinka. It is interesting to note that the Obidients selectively focused on certain words to form the basis of their defense and attack against Prof. Soyinka, reminiscent of the behavior of fascists.


Jairus Awo

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