Court grants Sarkin Waka N500,000 bail

The popular Kannywood musician and strong critic of the Kano state governor, Nazir Ahmad, popularly known as Sarkin Waka who was arrested yesterday by the police, has been released on bail by a court in Kano.

The bail condition says he must provide guarantors including the Village Head of his home town, two civil servants and the sum of N500,000, a report on BBC Hausa stated.

Earlier, Daily Trust reported that the singer was arrested allegedly on the order of the Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, through the Kano Censorship Board.

Prominent Kannywood stars that reacted to his arrest include Ali Nuhu, Hadiza Gabon, Aminu Saira, Naziru Danhajiya and others.

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