By Omar Muaz
The sizzling sarin, Rahma Sadau, who trends on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram over her recent back-revealing classy outfit joined Kannywood seven years ago. Her first action, if I could remember, was Gani Ga Wane and rose her fame in Halwa, FKD Production’s film.
Whether it does or not go in line with the Islamic tenets of modesty; whether it’s a sin or not; the whole scene is kinda minuscule to trend so far we are idealistic. Rahma Sadau is the most controversial actress in Nigeria, per se. Why? Because she sins by revealing her body to public.
Let me be brief. Islam forbids indecency and enjoins us to proclaim our faith, preach against falsity and guide our brothers and sisters to decency. Despite the measurements, we can’t all be morally ditto and in annexure, we are all sinners. Hadith on predestination said that our livelihood, death, deeds, fortunate and misfortunes are all in preservation.
The Hadith further stated: “…By Him, besides Whom there is no god, that one amongst you acts like the people deserving Paradise until between him and Paradise there remains but the distance of a cubit, when suddenly the writing of destiny overcomes him and he begins to act like the denizens of Hell and thus enters Hell, and another one acts in the way of the denizens of Hell, until there remains between him and Hell a distance of a cubit that the writing of destiny overcomes him and then he begins to act like the people of Paradise and enters Paradise.”
To further, I am not trying, in all sorts of trial, to justify her acts. I won’t be able to trace all the prophetic traditions on predestination. When Prophet [PBUH] told his companions the above Hadith, they were left in confusion until one of them said, “Allah’s Messenger, should we not then depend upon our destiny and abandon our deeds?
Thereupon, our beloved prophet said: “Acts of everyone will be facilitated in that which has been created for him so that whoever belongs to the company of the blessed will have good works made easier for him and whoever belongs to the unfortunate ones will have evil acts made easier for him.
He then recited this verse (from the Qur’an): “Then, who gives to the needy and guards against evil and accepts the excellent (the truth of Islam and the path of righteousness it prescribes), We shall make easy for him the easy end and who is miserly and considers himself above need, We shall make easy for him the difficult end.”
We have got no part in guidance, all that we have to do is to explain and convey the message but we cannot force her to follow. For there’s no compulsion in religion.
Religiously speaking, Rahma Sadau’s indecency isn’t a reason for one to rain curse on her. Because it’s unislamic to curse sinners and call them with all sorts of bad names. Islam taught us to pray for them and remind them of Allah’s punishment if they didn’t change to positivity. It is high time we learned to be just and polite. May Allah guide us, amēn.
In Nigeria, we always read only dark pages of our people. It irritates me despite the series of traumata we have been going through; this still trends. Therefore, I am still gonna ask the same question.
Why is she the most controversial actress in Kannywood? Perhaps because she was featured by ClassiQ in his video “I Love You” which led MOPPAN to have her kicked out of the industry. I am damn sick of all this! Advise her. If she turns deaf ears, then let her be. No compulsion.
Contributed by Omar Muaz can be reach via firstname.lastname@example.org