Kano State Censorship Board has ordered satellite tv for pc TV channel Arewa24 to with instant impact, desist from airing two popular Drama TV collection for allegedly violating its legal guidelines.
The collection Kwana Casa’in and Gidan Badamasi had been among the many finest collection cherished by tens of millions of Hausa film fanatics all over the world.
Whereas Kwana Casa’In was banned for exhibiting a lady being held by men inside a tricycle, Gidan Badamasi was banned was being uncensored and unlicensed.
In response to a letter personally signed and addressed to the Managing Director Arewa24 by the Govt Director, Kano state Censorship Board, Alhaji Ismai’la Na’abba Afakallah, the TV channel has 48 hours to droop something to do with the mentioned film collection.
Afakallah claimed that the film defied sections 100 and 102 of the Kano state censorship board legal guidelines (2001), thus debasing cherished cultural values and norms of the individuals of the state.
The letter reads, “ It is from the foregoing, provisions of the regulation, that we’re drawing your consideration to a current episode of Kwana Casa’In in a tricycle and retailer exhibiting a lady being held by men which is against our norms, values, faith and culture.
“It is additionally in our file that one other TV collection being proven by your station known as ‘Gidan Badamasi’, is an uncensored and unlicensed movie which is an offence opposite to the Kano State Censorship Board Legislation (2001).
“It is against this background that we are giving your TV station 48 hours from the receipt of this letter to stop showing Kwana Casa’In and Gidan Badamasi for not complying with the laws mandating all films shown in Kano State to pass through censoring and licensing by the Kano State Censorship Board and failure to comply with the above notice will attract legal sanctions.”
See copies of the letter beneath…