The reggae legend Bunny Wailer is the recipient of the Irie FM’s Life Achievement Award. The second staging of this event will be held on February 11, 2018 at the Bournemouth Beach Park Complex in Kingston, Jamaica. Ka’Bu Ma’at Kheru manager of the programs outlines why Bunny was selected for this great honour, due to his contribution to reggae music. The recipient should display characteristics such as high performance in leadership, dedication and achievements both locally and internationally, even contribute to reggae music industry and no doubt about that Bunny Wailer perfectly filled the spot. The Honorable Bunny Wailer substantial contribution to the reggae industry is undeniable.
Bunny is very much passionate about the development of Jamaicans, especially those from rural communities; he is also engaged in charitable activities such as in early childhood education also vocal on issues such as reparations and repatriation. He was conferred with the Order of Merit, the nation’s third highest honour at King’s House in Kingston last October.