Nigerian top human right lawyer Femi Falana has reportedly taken over the case of Kano sing Sharrif, who was earlier sentenced to death by a sharia court in Kano.
Recalled that the singer was sentenced to death for Blasphemy, an offence which is punishable by death.
Femi Falana, has received the documents of judgement sentencing the singer to death.
The Kano judiciary spokesperson made this disclosure with less than seven days to the end of 30-day ultimatum Shariff was given to appeal the judgment.
“The judiciary received a request from Mr Femi Falana’s representative on Tuesday and certified copies of the judgment were made available to him on Wednesday,’’ Ibrahim said.