Top Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau has been expelled by Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN) for serially “hugging and cuddling” a Jos-based musican, ClassiQ in a video.
In a statement released on Sunday by Malam Salisu Mohammed, secretary of MOPPAN, the association said it took the decision following a “resolution reached by all guilds and association under the unified body of Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN).”
“This is as a result of her recent immoral appearance in a certain video song where she appeared in series of visuals (video and pictorials) hugging and cuddling the music artiste Classiq in his newly released video.
“The leadership of the industry will no longer tolerate behaviours that are against conducts and ethics laid down by the constitution governing the unified leadership of the industry.
“More so the leadership hopes this will serve as a deterrent to the actors and actresses to check their public behaviour as they are expected to be good ambassadors of the society they represent.
“Furthermore, a committee has been set to receive and deal with reactions and feedbacks to this resolution in respect to the affected actress especially those producers that currently engaged her in their projects.”
Rahama often referred to as “Queen of Kannywood”, the Hausa language cinema of Nigeria is the winner of Best Actress at the City People Awards in 2014 and 2015.