Court remands Kano popular singer in correctional facility

Naziru Ahmad

A popular Kano singer, Naziru Ahmad also known as Sarkin Waka has been remanded in Correctional facility for inability to meet the bail condition granted him by a Magistrate Court sitting in Kano State.

The singer’s counsel, Tajudeen Abdullahi who confirmed the development on Thursday said they are currently trying to secure his bail.

Recall that Ahmad was arraigned by the Kano State Censorship Board for allegedly releasing two uncensored and unlicensed musical songs titled “Gidan Sarauta” and “Sai Hakuri” before a Magistrate Court on Wednesday where he was granted bail with two reliable sureties in like sum of N1 million.

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According to the Counsel, the bail condition includes two sureties that must be his biological father or relations and secondly, Wakilin Gabas, Arewa or Kudu of Kano or in the alternative a Hisbah Commander in any of the 44 Local government area of the state while the sureties must also deposit their international passports.

Barr. Abdullahi said “We are now trying to persuade him to review the conditions in order for us to secure his bail.

“We tried even with the present but we realised some government agents are blocking it, we are trying to see how we can sort it out now,” said the counsel.

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