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Fela’s Former Keyboard Player Speaks on Drug Abuse in Nigeria on a New Episode of ‘Conversations with Labo’




Labo Daniel sits with Keji Hamilton on a new episode of ‘Conversations with Labo’. Keji Hamilton was Fela’s former keyboard player and he speaks on his life as a former drug addict and his role in drug rehabilitation for over 23 years.

“A few months ago, I took an anonymous poll of teenagers that revealed 37.5% of them had taken drugs at one point or the other” Labo said.

Keji smiled at how shocked she was, saying “It’s not shocking, because it’s between 50 and 55% based on proper research”

Labo further plays the Devil’s advocate by speaking on the supposed advantages of drugs according to addicts to get Keji to enlighten her more which he did.

He also spoke on symptoms of drug use for parents to watch out for. ” blood shot eyes, sleeping uncontrollably, change of friends”. Keji also shared some of the codes names of drugs such as: Mary Jane for Marijuana, Charle for Cocaine

Watch it here:


  1. laila

    August 26, 2016 at 5:42 am

    Very informative. Now I know what to look out for in my teen son to know if he gets involved in drugs.

  2. sheke

    August 26, 2016 at 6:09 am

    Mary Jane means Marijuana for street lingo? Wahala o. There I was thinking the kiddo was talking about Being Mary Jane but since the season had ended, I was wondering what episode. Thank you so much guys.

  3. .....just saying

    August 26, 2016 at 7:29 am

    It’s only been a week since I saw the last episode and it feels like a month Very educative as usual Labo but the camera man should have told the guest to adjust his tie though.

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