The joint effort of officers of the Nigerian Police Force and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday saved a renown Hausa Poet, Mallam Isma’ila Shabege, from committing suicide in Kano.
Shagebe climbed the Kano State Broadcasting Corporation FM Station high mass situated at Tukuntawa quarters in Municipal local government area of the state.
Investigation carried out by LEADERSHIP Sunday revealed that before his resolve to attempt to take his life, the Poet wrote a letter in which he revealed all the reasons that prompted him to act in that manner.
According to an eye witness, one Malam Muktar Isah who read the content of the letter placed before the mass, the poet is frustrated by attitude of some politicians who refused to pay him for the songs he sang for them.
Malam Isa said: “We attempted to call him to order but he refused to reason with us. So he claimed the high mass.
Malam Isah said it was when the situation reached its crescendo, that the guardsmen drew the attention of the Managing Director of the Kano State Broadcasting Corporation (KBC)Malam Umar Said T/wada who promptly responded and arrived at the scene in time to save the situation.
He said it was the MD who swiftly called the security agents.