Kaduna-Born Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and singer, Rahama Sadau, has pitched conservative Northern Muslims against southern trendsetters on Twitter after posting her pictures in Princess line dress with open back showing a bit of flesh which was condemned by Arewa Twitter handle.
The conservative Muslims who supported Arewa Twitter in condemning Rahama’s dressing as indecent came under serious attacks and were called names, including Assistant Allah. Their tirades is topping the trends on Twitter.
Shocked by the development, 27-year-old Rahama has promptly issued a statement through her Twitter handle.
She stated: “Salam, it’s sad and unfortunate waking up to series of unexpected messages, tags & trends over the harmless pictures I posted. As a human, I laughed at some, frowned against many & disapproved most. To the most unfortunate event, some of these comments took a different dimension
“Having mixed followers,bashing each other’s faiths to the extent of creating trends like “Assistant Allah” (subhanallah), raining curses and some tweeting blasphemous words to our Prophet Muhammad (SAW)- this is the height of it and it stands condemnable and regrettable.
“I’m with all sense of sincerity, dissociating myself from such derogatory & hurtful words. To everyone who knows me or follows me, should know I’m not d type that react to anything or embrace advices from social media moral police.But my Prophet & religion is where i draw d line.
“Any disrespect to my religion and Prophet regarding those pictures remain condemned and reprobated, not in any way & not on any event. The perpetrators should learn to separate people’s way of life and respect for their faiths.🙏🏻✌🏻
“I remain defender of my Prophet in heart, online and offline. ❤️😭
“I deeply and sincerely apologized for the unseen circumstances that led to these avoidable, yet regrettable dramas.✌🏻🙏🏻
“It’s in human nature to judge others and act as saint, I appreciate those who felt offended & decided to call me through DM’s, Text messages & phone calls. That’s true love & I’m never taking that for granted. EVER! ❤️🎈
“Lastly, To the bloggers & everyone that saw a chance to trend, I do not wish for you what you wished upon me. ✌🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
“Live & Let Live” ✌🏻
Born and raised in Kaduna, Rahama had performed in dancing competitions as a child and during her school years. She rose to fame in late 2013 after joining the Kannywood movie Industry with her first movie Gani ga Wane.
A Human Resource Management graduate from the school of Business and Finance of Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus, Rahama has appeared in many Nigerian movies in both Hausa and English. She speaks Hindi fluently.
Rahama won the Best Actress (Kannywood) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014 and 2015. She also won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015 by African Voice.
In 2017, she became the first Hausa celebrity to appear in the top ten Hottest Female Nigeria Celebrities.
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