In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 28th, September, 2020

NBA Saves Life Of Kano Musician Sentenced To Dying

NBA Saves Life Of Kano Musician Sentenced To Death

Kano State musician,Yahaya Sharif-Aminu

Kano State musician,Yahaya Sharif-Aminu


The Nigerian Bar Affiliation, NBA has disclosed that the lifetime of Kano State musician,Yahaya Sharif-Aminu who was sentenced to dying by a Kano State Excessive Court docket has been saved following its visitation, in accordance with a report by DailyPost.

“The tip results of our mission was profitable,“ NBA’s 1st Nationwide Vice President, Mr. John Aikpokpo-Martins Esq stated.


The authorized practitioner spoke through the NBA Effurun Department month-to-month assembly in Delta State.


Based on Aikpokpo-Martins, the musician was denied entry to attorneys. He added that attorneys had been additionally prevented from seeing him.


“That’s towards the constitutional provisions of the authorized follow. Each individual charged for a prison offence will need to have entry to a lawyer. Since we’re listening to stories that he’s being denied entry to attorneys, we went there to confirm whether or not or not, there was entry to him by attorneys.

“Ultimately, after we obtained there, we found actually that we couldn’t have entry to him and the Jail Officers additionally informed us that attorneys haven’t had entry to him since he was sentenced to dying.

“Even at trial, he had no lawyer. That was very shameful to say the least. However our going there put the matter to public area and has made it a critical concern.

“Earlier than we went, attorneys had been additionally attempting to get the paperwork and data of proceedings in order that they might attraction, however they couldn’t get it. However fortunately, after we went there, they’d all these papers. They’ve appealed the judgement.”


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Whereas noting that it isn’t the responsibility of the NBA to characterize the musician in Court docket besides there’s the necessity to take action, Aikpokpo-Martins stated, “He(musician) has attorneys who will characterize him.


“So, the rationale we went really was to see whether or not or not he was being denied entry to attorneys and which was confirmed to be true. On the long term, our getting there yielded outcomes.

“We don’t know whether or not he had entry to attorneys as we communicate however not less than, he was capable of file an attraction and his life was preserved as a result of if not, I believe it was imagined to be 10th of September that he would have accomplished 30 days and the governor of Kano State stated that if there was no attraction inside that 30 days, he was going to execute the person. However fortunately, there was an attraction and that has saved his life. It was fairly profitable.


He urged the Press to observe up and monitor the matter to a logical conclusion.


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