Kannywood actor, Nuhu Abdullahi gave his opinion concerning the suspension of fellow actress Rahama Sadau for hugging a man during an interview with TS Weekend in Kano.
According to him, religion and culture come first in Kannywood as their target audience is the Muslim brethren and its against their norm to do certain things.
He said, “It’s a rule not to touch, hug, or kiss on set. In fact, religion and culture come first in Kannywood. Basically, we are producing these movies for our Muslim brethren, and it’s against the norms and values of our religion to touch or kiss a lady in a movie, so we must abide by it.”
When Abdullahi was asked if there was anything he felt should be changed about Kannywood, he said, “There is need to restructure Kannywood. We need discipline among leaders and followers in the industry. The case of Rahama Sadau who was expelled still needs to be understood as a leadership issue. So, you have to respect the leadership of the organisation. In addition, when a leadership is going wrong, there should be advisory council to redirect them.”