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Sarkin Waka regains freedom


By Ismail Auwal

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Kano, has granted Naziru Ahmad, popularly known as Sarkin Waka, a bail after he spent last night in remand.

The bail followed the the satisfaction of stringent conditions including two reliable sureties and deposition of N1 million.
The presiding Magistrate, Aminu Gabari, granted the musician the bail with the condition that the two sureties must include his biological father or a blood relation and either of Wakilin Gabas, Arewa or Kudu of the ancient city.
In the alternative, a Hisbah Commander in any of the 44 Local government area of the state, however, sufficed.

Gabari also ordered that all the sureties must deposit their international passports.

Ahmad, was arraigned by the Kano State Censorship Board for allegedly releasing two uncensored and musical songs titled “Gidan Sarauta” and “Sai Hakuri”.

The Court, after granting his bail request adjourned the case till December 1, 2020 for commencement of hearing.

Sahelian Times learnt that the singer in the two songs titled Gidan Sarauta and Sai Hakuri criticizes the state governor Abdullahi Ganduje.


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