A prominent local Hausa singer in Adamawa State has gone missing under mysterious circumstances few hours after releasing a song against corruption and incompetence.
Few hours after his new album which condemned corrupt practices hit the airwave, a popular Nigerian musician in Adamawa State, Ado Daukaka, has gone missing
According to his wives, the music star went missing after some unknown persons visited his home in the wee hours of Saturday after he set out for prayer.
It was gathered that his family members, neighbours and fans are linking his disappearance with his latest song tilted "Gyara kayanka" where he alleged that some elected politicians of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were deceiving the electorate.
"It is not surprising that he could be abducted because of his song because in his new song in which he compared the present and past elected members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly.
"The way and manner things are happening will not augur well for the state. They just want to intimidate those that are criticising the charade playing out in the state," Atiku Mustapha, a relative, said.
The leader of the Adamawa Concern Citizens, a pressure group in the state, Hussaini Bello, said, "We totally condemn the abduction of this famous singer. We are investigating the matter and whoever that has hand in it must be exposed.
"In our society singers use their God-giving talents to capture the mood of the society, the songs sometimes don’t go down well with those in power except if the singer praises them."
Ado Daukaka, who came to limelight during the reign of ex-Governor, Murtala Nyako, with his popular praise song for the former governor, "Baba mai mangoro ndottijon arziki", was last seen on Saturday after he left for early morning prayer.