Adam Zango, a popular Hausa actor has announced his plans to end his career in the Hausa movie industry Kannywood.
Mr Zango made his decision public via his official Instagram page, where he wrote in Hausa:
"Special Announcement: I am writing this message to you all fans, producers, actors, directors and to also beg that you forgive me, from today I have quit acting. I will now only concentrate on singing and producing songs."
Sources close to the multiple-award winning actor commented on the development saying he has just suspended acting and not quitting it completely.
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"I read the story on Instagram and I am still in shock. I tried to call him but could not get through.
Adam is an actor that we cannot bear to miss. We pray he changes his decision and returns," Kannywood actress Ummah Shehu said.
Mr Zango, popularly called Usher, hails from Zango local government area in Katsina state.
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He started as a musician and became one of the best hip-hop Hausa singers. He mixes the western 'swag' with the national northern cultural dance in his music.
He's married with two kids. Aside from making films and singing, he also farms. Recall that he was sent to prison for three months in 2007 for release of his music video album Bahaushiya.