The Kano State Films and Videos Censorship Board, through its chairman, Isma’il Na’abba Afakallah, has confirmed the arrest of Bashir Dandago, a praise singer of Prophet Muhammad.
The arrest was made on Monday on the allegation of releasing what the board described as an inciting song against scholars in the state over their stand on Sheikh Abduljabbar Kabara controversy.
The chairman said, According to him, “He released a song in which he was directly insulting people, which is capable of inciting the public. “His offense as far as censorship board is concerned is that of releasing the song without our permission. We can’t allow people to live without order. “We are taking him to court for prosecution, and, it is the court that will determine the appropriate punishment for him,”