Ramadan: Gov Buni Pardons 33 Inmates In Yobe

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Yobe State Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has pardoned 33 inmates at different correctional centers across the state in the spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan. 

The pardon followed the advice of the Yobe State Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy led by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Saleh Samanja.

The Attorney General said that the council, has before the release of the inmates, visited Potiskum, Nguru and Gashu’a Correctional Services for the pardon.

Samanja said the council visited all the correctional facilities in the state with a view to finding out those who deserve to enjoy the executive pardon.

He noted that after careful deliberations, the advisory council came up with 33-man list of inmates for consideration by Governor Buni, whom he graciously accepted and approved their release to enjoy the freedom through the Executive Order vested.

Governor Buni also approved the release of food palliatives to all correctional facilities across the state for inmates to also enjoy the Ramadan season.


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