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Democracy Day: Gov Akeredolu pardons 28 inmates



Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has granted amnesty to 28 inmates of the Federal Correctional Custodial Centres.

This gesture is in commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day on June 12, 2020.

A statement signed by the chief secretary to the Governor, Segun Ajiboye said the gesture is in exercise of the powers conferred on the Governor by Paragraph (d) of sub-section (1) of Section 212 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as Amended.

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13 inmates serving various terms of imprisonment were pardoned having served substantial portions of their sentences.

In the same vein, the ten (10) condemned inmates had been duly convicted and sentenced to death by hanging.

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