Rahama Sadau ClassiQ apologizes to actress for expulsion from Kannywood

Rahama Sadau was recently banned from Kannywood for featuring in a romantic music video by Jos born singer, ClassiQ.

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ClassiQ has apologized to Rahama Sadau for her expulsion from Kannywood, the Hausa film industry.

According to a statement issued on Sunday, October 2, 2016, by the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Sadau was expelled for featuring in a romantic music video by Jos born singer, ClassiQ.

Rahama Sadau play

Rahama Sadau

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ClassiQ took to Instagram to apologize for the consequences Rahama is facing for appearing in his video.

He shared the below apology letter on his official instagram page:

"Following the release of my official music video “I Love You” featuring Avala, with a cameo from the very talented Rahama Sadau, it has come to my attention that the video has been met with strong criticism from certain quarters.

As much as I believe in the art that I call music, I am also sensitive to some cultural perception towards the professional challenges that we all face. To this end, and further to my private apologies, I would like to make an unreserved public apology to Rahama Sadau for the consequences she is facing for appearing in my video. I would also like to apologize to the fans and audience of my music who have been offended by the content of my music. I assure you that no offence or disrespect was intended; just the creation of beautiful music and a video portrayal of my art.

Rahama, you are a supremely talented and hardworking young lady, who is excelling in your industry and pushing boundaries. You remain a role model; we stand with you.

Thank you for taking the time out to work with me.

Yours truly,


Rahama Sadau and Classiq in 'I love you' play

Rahama Sadau and Classiq




Sadau’s expulsion was made public in a statement signed by the Secretary of the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Salisu Mohammed.

On October 4, 2016, Sadau released a letter addressing the unexpected expulsion. She also apologized to those she offended.

Sadau's upcoming projects include Nollywood movie "Ajuwaya," "Hakkunde" and the anticipated EbonyLife TV series "Sons of the Caliphate."

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