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One million March against drug abuse

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Dele Momodu, Joke Silva, Osita Iheme, Others Set For "One Million March Against 
Drug Abuse"
Prominent Nigerians like Dele Momodu, Joke Silva, Osita ‘Pawpaw’ Iheme and Ali 
Baba, are set to lead other celebrities and law enforcement agents for a “One 
Million March Against Drug Abuse.”
The star-studded walk is slated for 2 November, 2013, and will take-off from 
Obalende through Keffi, Awolowo Cay, City Mall, TBS and Tinubu Roundabout. 
Lamboginny, an artiste and ambassador of the National Drug and Law Enforcement 
Agency (NDLEA), is the convener of the project that has been described as the 
first of its kind in Nigeria.
Eminent Nigerians from all walks of life have confirmed to be part of the 
historic project, which is targeted as a platform to sensitise Nigerians, the 
youths in particular, on the dangers of drug abuse.
Dr. Femi Ajayi, the Director General of the NDLEA, will be the Guest Speaker of 
the event alongside ace comedian, Ali Baba and Charles Udoh; former Diamond 
Bank’s Head of Corporate Communications.
Celebrities that have confirmed their presence at the walk include Olisa Adibua 
(Beat FM), Kwame (Nigezie), Yaw (Wazobia FM), Olamide, Yemi Sax, Ruggedman, 
Mbryo, Denrele, Kaffy and Yemi Alade.
Others include Kennis Music All Stars, General Pype,Gabriel Afolayan,  Artquake, 
Laide Bakare, Tekno Miles, OD Woods, Terry Apala, Kome, Owen Gee, MC Icewater 
and Akpororo.
The Nigeria Army, Police, Immigration, FRSC, NDLEA, NSCDC, Red Cross and the 
American Community are also part of the agencies that have thrown their weight 
behind the epoch making event.
The walk, which will be transmitted live on Google+ is supported by Jevinik 
Restaurant, will commence from 8am on Saturday, 2 November, 2013, and it is 
expected to be an annual event henceforth.
Bassy Iyang, the boss of Jevinik Restaurant, said his outfit is throwing its 
weight behind the celebrity walk because “it is a very good initiative. Drug 
abuse is one of the ills that our company stands against, so it is just natural 
for us to be part of this history in the making. Let me seize this opportunity 
to call on all Nigerians to emulate this giant initiative taken by Lamboginny.”

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