Ganduje pardons 12 inmates on dying row
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Tuesday pardoned 12 inmates on dying row and likewise commuted the dying sentences of 6 inmates to life imprisonment.
The spokesperson, Kano State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, SC Musbahu Lawan Okay/ Nassarawa who confirmed this in an announcement made out there to newsmen within the state, mentioned the Governor equally pardoned 4 feminine inmates with long-term sentences, based mostly on their good behaviour and industries as really useful by the Correctional Authority.
SC Okay/ Nassarawa mentioned a few of the pardoned inmates have spent 25 years awaiting execution.
In his speech, the Chairman of the prerogative of Mercy, Abdullahi Garba Rano thanked Governor Ganduje for utilizing the facility conferred on him by the Structure to launch the inmates with good behaviour on the suggestion of the Advisory Council of the prerogative of Mercy.
On his half, the Controller of Corrections, Kano State Command, Sulaiman Mohd Inuwa thanked the Governor for decongesting the custodial Heart.
He nonetheless referred to as on the freed inmates to be good ambassadors of the Nigerian Correctional Service to society and to avoid any act or crimes that may lead them again to the correctional facility.
In the meantime, the freed inmates got 5000 Transport fare by the Governor to allow them to move themselves again residence and reunite with their households.
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