I Almost Got Married At The Age Of 13 – Actress Rahama Sadau


Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau who recently gained her grounds in Nollywood due to a sanction ban for the Northern movies practitioners sat with BroadwayTV to discuss her life as an actor and on the issue of child marriage.

When she was asked what she had done or what she thinks can be done to change the perspective of getting children into marriage at an early age in the Northern part, the actress while sharing her view revealed that she almost got married at the age of 13.

Watch the video below:

Rahama Sadau is a Nigerian Hausa actress. She is the winner of Best Actress (Kannywood) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014 and 2015. She won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015 by African Voice.

In 2017, she became the first Hausa speaking female celebrity to appear in the top ten Hottest Female Nigeria Celebrities.

In early October 2016, Rahama Sadau was reportedly banned from the Hausa film industry (Kannywood) by the Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN) due to her performance in a music video. MOPPAN argued that the “hugging and cuddling” in the video was offensive. Conservative Muslim clerics have accused the Kannywood film industry of corrupting people’s values. Rahama Sadau claimed not to know any other person who had been banned in Kannywood, except herself.

However, on 8 October 2016, she was reported to be featuring in a movie series on EbonyLife TV.


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