14 Inmates forgiven in Nasarawa state

14 Inmates forgiven in Nasarawa state

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14 Inmates forgiven in Nasarawa state

Abdullahi Sule, Governor of Nasarawa State

14 Inmates forgiven in Nasarawa state. Abdullahi Sule, the governor of Nasarawa State, has pardoned 14 inmates serving various imprisonment terms at the state’s Custodial Centres.

Labaran Magaji, the state Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, stated this in a statement issued on Monday in Lafia.

According to the commissioner, the governor acted in accordance with Sections 212 (1) and (2) of the Constitution.

He stated that Sule carried out the function in accordance with the enabling powers bestowed upon him and after consulting with the State Advisory Council on the prerogative of mercy.

Magaji further stated that the governor had released the detainees in honor of the January 1, 2024 celebration.

Sani Musa, Mohammed Maji, Danjuma Anthony, Ali Mohammed, Yahuza Turaki, Ibrahim Musa, and Abdullahi Usman were among those released, according to him.

ThankGod Bananas, Usman Idris, Adamu Sule, Terzungwe Mshi, Shehu Abubakar, Zacheous Ayuba, and Surajo Abdullahi are among the others.

As a result, the AG urged the detainees to follow the law and refrain from committing crimes that would land them back in the Correctional Centres.

In another news,

In the spirit of the New Year, Taraba State Governor Dr. Agbu Kefas announced clemency for 31 detainees on Monday.

“As we usher in the dawn of a new year, I extend my heartfelt wishes to each of you,” Kefas stated in a state broadcast seen by our correspondent.

“We began together on the eve of 2024, a year brimming with possibilities and opportunities for our great state.”

“In the spirit of renewal and progress, I am pleased to announce that, in the exercise of my prerogative of power, 31 deserving inmates will be granted clemency.”

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