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Gov Ugwuanyi frees 25 prisoners in Enugu

Gov Ugwuanyi frees 25 prisoners in Enugu

The Governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Thursday granted pardon to twenty five (25) inmates in different Correctional Centres.

The prisoners who were granted pardon are in Enugu, Nsukka and Oji River Correctional Centres.

This was made known in a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Prof Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, who disclosed that the pardon was initiated following the recommendation by the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy and in exercise of the powers conferred on the Governor by “Section 212 (I) (a-d) of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended”.

The SSG states that the pardoned inmates are Nineteen (19) from Enugu, Five (5) from Nsukka and one (1) from Oji – River ; Making a total number of 25.

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