Toronto mayor Rob Ford declares 'Bob Marley Day'

Toronto's headlining making mayo, Rob Ford, has recently announced that this past Thursday would be declared as Bob Marley Day in the city.

Ford has been very public and open about his drug use, which includes crack cocaine and other additional drugs.

The mayor has made it known that he is a very large fan of Bob Marley.Ford has even been seen in the city council chambers dancing to Bob Marley's iconic song "One Love," Billboard reported.

The city of Toronto and Ford made an official statement regarding the declaration of 'Bob Marley Day.'

The statement included Ford's thought about the famous musician. "His music captivated people of all cultures, broke music barriers and helped introduce reggae music to the world," said Ford.

The mayor went on to explain that Marley's legacy goes well beyond the songs that he recorded and played live for thousands of fans.

"Bob Marley became one of the greatest ambassadors of peace the world has seen. He used music to tear down the walls of apartheid and promoted African unity, culture and world peace both at home and internationally, with songs like One Love and Africa Unite," Ford detailed.

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