The fight on drugs is on steroids (pun intended) and Tanzanian stars and personalities are feeling the heat.
Tanzania’s president Pombe Magufuli is going ham on drug traffickers, peddlers, and users. To get to the big fish, Magufuli’s government has gone after the small fish who use “unga” for recreation.
This net has outed some big names in Tanzanian music as drug users. They include Wema Sepetu, Vanessa Mdee, Jux, TID, Chidi Benz, Dogo Hamidu, Babuu wa Kitaa and Mr Blue.
Other Tanzanian celebrities who were apparently summoned include Nassib Abdul, popularly known as Diamond Platinumz, Emmanuel Elibariki, Rehema Chalamila, popularly known as Ray C, Wema’s fiancé, Idris Sultan, Azan Zungu, Abas Mtevu and Rugemarila Mutahaba.
Speaking in parliament early this week, Magufuli said,