Former Nigeria’s capital, Kaduna State has produced top celebrities who have appeared in our television over the years. In today’s article, we will be looking at top celebrities who are from Kaduna State, Nigeria. Let’s get to meet them.
1. Garba Lawal
Garba Lawal is a famous former Nigerian footballer from Kaduna State, Nigeria.Garna Lawal’s most successful period as a player was with Roda JC in the Eredivisie. Garba Lawal also played for Nigerian club Julius Berger F.C. and Chinese club Changsha Ginde.
In August 2009, Garba Lawal confirmed his return to Makurdi’s Lobi Stars as a player-coach. In February 2014, he was named General Manager of Kaduna United, a club based in Kaduna State. Garba Lawal is regarded as one of the most versatile Kaduna born players in the Nigeria national football team of the 1990s and early 2000s often being utilized for any position ranging from defence to offense on the left wing. Garba Lawal played in the FIFA World Cups in 1998 and 2002, where he was instrumental in Nigeria’s 3–2 victory over Spain in the tournament’s first match. Garba Lawal joined Lobi Stars F.C. as an assistant coach in August 2009. In the same year, he was hired as the Nigerian national under-17 football team’s squad coordinator.
He was named general manager of a Kaduna State based club named Kaduna United F.C. in February 2014.
2. Rahama Sadau
Rahama Ibrahim Sadau was born to Alhaji Ibrahim Sadau in Kaduna State, in northwestern Nigeria, which was the former capital of Nigeria. Her three sisters Zainab Sadau, Fatima Sadau, and Aisha Sadau, as well as her brother Haruna Sadau, grew up with her parents in Kaduna.
Ali Nuhu introduced Sadau to the Kannywood film industry in 2013.
Rahama Sadau played a few minor roles before garnering renown from her performance in Gani ga Wane,Jinin Jikina alongside the Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu. The Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN), the major association in Kannywood, suspended her from Kannywood on 3 October 2016 for performing in a romantic music video with Classiq Q, a Jos-born singer.
Rahama Sadau has been in a number of Nigerian films in both Hausa and English, and is one of the few Nigerian actors who is proficient in Hindi. Rahama Sadau was also named Best African Actress by African Voice at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015. In the year 2017, She was the first Hausa celebrity to make the list of the top ten most attractive women in Nigeria. Rahama Sadau has worked as an actor in both films and music videos throughout her career.
3. Nafisa Abdullahi
Nafisat Abdulrahman Abdullahi is an actress, producer, director, and entrepreneur from Kaduna State, Nigeria. Nafisa Abdullahi launched two startups as well as a film production company. In June 2013, she was punished by the Arewa Filmmakers Association of Nigeria’s disciplinary committee for not appearing to a panel which was made to address her for organizing a banned occasion in the Arewa film industry. The disciplinary body imposed a two-year penalty, which was lifted in August 2013. In 2014, Nafisa Abdullahi featured in Aminu Saira’s produced ‘Kalamu Wahid’ and ‘Ya Daga Allah’. These two movies had successes in Kaduna State.
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