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In commemoration of the Democracy Day 2020, the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has granted amnesty to 28 inmates of the Federal Correctional Custodial Centres.
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.
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.