Embattled Hausa actress, Rahama Sadau, has resurfaced in a new TV drama series titled, “Sons of the Caliphate”, few days after the body regulating the Hausa film industry popularly known as Kannywood, banned her for featuring in Plateau State-born singer, Classiq’s new music video.
It can be realled that she was banned last Sunday by the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN), after featuring in a music video where she was shown hugging and cuddling the music artiste, an act, which the body said, was a violation of its professional ethics.
As the news of the ban of the actress who was named Best Kannywood actress for 2014 and 2015, went viral on the Internet, many Nollywood producers expressed their willingness to feature the actress in their new films.
Rahama with Mofe Duncan on set of EbonyLife Tv series
According to Vanguard, a 13-part drama series, where Rahama was featured, is being produced by Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife TV which is due to premiere on Tuesday, October 13.
According to Mo Abudu, “We at EbonyLife TV stand with Rahama Sadau and remain proud of the work she has done thus far. We believe that nobody is above mistake and we all deserve second chances. We certainly hope that the ban is revoked so that Rahama can continue her career and blossom to her full potential.”
The 13-part drama series promises to take the audience on a journey into the rich, cultural and flamboyant aristocratic lifestyle of Northern Nigerian.
“We will get to see what happens when elections are fast approaching and how the tussle for the governorship seat heats up the polity in the Northern Caliphate State of Kowa.”
It featured Rahama Sadau, who plays the role of Binta Kutigi a confident, intelligent, witty and composed Northern “chick” who is stylish, elegant and yet traditional, Sons of the Caliphate alongside Patrick Doyle, Mofe Duncan and Sani Muazu.