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Ramadan: Kannywood Actor, Naburaska Facilitates Release Of 33 Prisoners




Hausa filmmaker, Mustapha Badamasi, better known as Naburaska in the Kannywood film-making industry, has facilitated the release of 33 prisoners in Kano State.

While stating that his actions were to give relief to the inmates so they could freely participate in the coming Ramadan fasting, the comic actor urged other concerned persons to also emulate such gestures.

Naija News understands that the freed inmates including 31 males and 2 females were serving various jail terms at Goron Dutse correctional centre in Kano.

Naburaska explained further that his gesture is in line with seeking God’s guidance and reward.

“It is indeed not pleasant to experience fasting while serving in a correctional centre, that is why I found it very important to pay for their freedom in the little way that I can,” the actor said.

The actor went on to urged all well-meaning individuals and corporate organizations to as a matter of humanity wade in and save the lives of many people languishing in various correctional centres across the federation for their inability to pay fines, Naija News reports.

Speaking on behalf of the released inmates, Mado Bala thanked the actor and promised to turn a new leaf henceforth as they have learnt their lessons a hard way.

Meanwhile, the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has said, the guild will not rescue any actor caught with illicit drugs.

The AGN president, Emeka Rollas made this known while announcing the guild’s collaboration with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for a nationwide sensitisation against drugs.

Rollas who warned script interpreters to desist from illicit drugs usage noted that sensitisation exercise became imperative in the wake of rising concerns over use of drugs in the country.

The AGN president also said drug abuse has become “a pandemic” in the country, adding that it has led to increase in criminal activities.

The sensitisation has become imperative because of the prevalent situation in the country as drug abuse has become a pandemic,” he said.

People on drugs have committed a lot of havoc by killing, stealing, raping and indulging in many terrible things,” the President buttressed.

Rollas said the sensitisation exercise followed a meeting between him and Mohammed Marwa, NDLEA chairman, in Abuja, Naija News reports.

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